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Re: Heading Element Order (h1 to h6)

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2007 21:34:18 +0900
Cc: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, public-html <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <7F0C6E19-08F5-409E-BD30-AA87361DE57C@w3.org>
To: James Graham <jg307@cam.ac.uk>


Le 5 déc. 2007 à 19:54, James Graham a écrit :
> Per the requirements in section 3.8.11, <blockquote>s are opaque in  
> terms of headings i.e. any headings inside blockquotes are not  
> considered part of the main document's heading structure. Therefore  
> they would presumably also be exempt from any conformance  
> requirement on the document's headings.

Yes I understood what was written in the spec. They are not opaque for  
XSLT or the DOM, and for style.
It creates challenges when you want to extract the information. I  
agree with the definition of opacity, even if it's a bit loosy now.
I should try to come up with a definition or better a series of test  
cases and implementing it in
http://www.w3.org/2003/12/semantic-extractor.html

>> Use case 2
>> I'm writing a long document, article. I'm not sure yet about the  
>> sections and the level of headings.
>> What the authoring tool should do?
>> Create empty headings?
>
> I have no idea what you're trying to say here. If you're just saying  
> that documents undergoing transition may not always be in conforming  
> states, I don't see how that is unique to this issue, or  
> surprising.  Can you elaborate a bit please?

At which moment, Lachlan suggests that the document conforms? Think  
for example a wiki which is in perpetual evolution.


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