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Re: Basing conformance for accessibility questions on subjective determinations

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2008 00:25:36 +0000 (UTC)
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Ben Boyle <benjamins.boyle@gmail.com>, John Foliot <foliot@wats.ca>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0804180023140.22086@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Thu, 17 Apr 2008, Dan Connolly wrote:
> 
> Hmm... I was going to explain by example, but I don't actually see a 
> conformance constraint corresponding to "Using <h1> to identify a header 
> rather that big text."

Said conformance criteria is in 3.3.1 Semantics:

# Authors must only use elements, attributes, and attribute values for 
# their appropriate semantic purposes.

HTH,
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