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Re: Rebuttal of dropHgroup CP (ISSUE-164)

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Nov 2011 09:31:01 +1100
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2me_qsN9ChiyNbE8VufihqKejocgRWeLa09-6rNDSgZXA@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-html@w3.org
Just a side thought: is there a hgroup equivalent construct in word
processing programs? If not, why do we need one in HTML? Do we have a
good answer to this?

Cheers,
Silvia.

On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 7:59 AM, Smylers <Smylers@stripey.com> wrote:
> Lars Gunther writes:
>
>> 2011-11-06 11:13, Simon Pieters skrev:
>>
>> > Comments on
>> > http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/dropHgroup
>> >
>> > > Markup generated in WYSIWYG environments will probably be messed
>> > > up with hgroup. First of all it affects workflow:
>> >
>> > I don't see why the workflow would need to be different compared to
>> > a different element/markup pattern for subtitles.
>>
>> My remark was the result of trying to write an UI (on paper) for
>> hgroup. No matter how I did it, I could not get away from the fact
>> that the intuitive way of working was to select the text for the
>> subtitle and chose "set as subtitle", ...
>
> Here's one alternative: when the user presses the 'new section' button a
> dialog box pops up which prompts for the section heading and (optional)
> subheading. That would work fine independently of the mark-up which is
> used to denote subheadings.
>
> Smylers
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