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Re: The header element's textual content

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2008 01:15:08 +0000 (UTC)
To: Geoffrey Sneddon <foolistbar@googlemail.com>
Cc: HTML Working Group <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0807310112450.3299@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Mon, 23 Jun 2008, Geoffrey Sneddon wrote:
>
> Currently, the specification says:
> 
> "For the purposes of document summaries, outlines, and the like, header 
> elements are equivalent to the highest ranked h1h6 element descendant 
> of the header element (the first such element if there are multiple 
> elements with that rank)."
> 
> This should say that this only refers to the textual content (as 
> otherwise it means <header><h3/></header> should have rank 3 instead of 
> rank 1, among other things).
> 
> Also, it is undefined what happens when there is no hn child.

Fixed.

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