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Re: rationale for inclusion of hgroup in html5?

From: James Graham <jgraham@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2011 17:11:54 +0100
Message-ID: <4D41994A.5060709@opera.com>
To: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
CC: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
On 01/27/2011 04:15 PM, Jirka Kosek wrote:

> - all<hx>  elements are considered
> - if there are multiple<hx>  elements inside<header>  only first of them
> is considered

That was, in fact, the very first solution that we developed. However 
people seemed to find it confusing (iirc they didn't want <header> to 
have anything to do with the outline algorithm). <hgroup> was an attempt 
to fix that. It seems that the design is still considered suboptimal, 
hence ideas like <subhead> and so on.
Received on Thursday, 27 January 2011 16:12:30 UTC

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