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Re: changed advice on use of h1 headings in document outline. -adding to HTML 5.0

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2013 08:12:26 +0000
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VmMCHVHBdW-jrJUfAK-aZv02ncDPKh+maN17Cv=soh_yQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: tink@tink.co.uk
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
Hi Leonie,

agreed and changed:
https://github.com/w3c/html/commit/a23399093bde39ab7614e466f54fc808155d36a8
with regards

SteveF <http://www.paciellogroup.com/resources/wat-ie-about.html>
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On 4 March 2013 20:28, Léonie Watson <tink@tink.co.uk> wrote:

> Steve Faulkner wrote:****
>
> “Unless there is any objection I will commit this editorial change[2] to
> HTML 5.0 next week.”****
>
> ** **
>
> Could I suggest one small change? Instead of:****
>
> ** **
>
> "Sections may contain headings of any rank, but authors are strongly
> encouraged to use elements of the appropriate rank for the section's
> nesting level.”****
>
> ** **
>
> Perhaps this:****
>
> ** **
>
> "Sections may contain headings of any rank, and authors are strongly
> encouraged to use elements of the appropriate rank for the section's
> nesting level.”****
>
> ** **
>
> Using “… but authors are strongly encouraged…” sets up the expectation
> that the second clause of the sentence will disagree with the first.
> Changing it to “… and authors are strongly encouraged…” re-enforces the
> first clause instead.****
>
> ** **
>
> Léonie.****
>
> ** **
>
> *From:* Steve Faulkner [mailto:faulkner.steve@gmail.com]
> *Sent:* 04 March 2013 07:03
> *To:* HTMLWG WG
> *Cc:* HTML Accessibility Task Force
> *Subject:* changed advice on use of h1 headings in document outline.
> -adding to HTML 5.0****
>
> ** **
>
> Hi all
>
>
> Unless there is any objection I will commit this editorial change[2] to
> HTML 5.0 next week.
>
> regards
> SteveF****
>
> On 14 February 2013 13:50, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
> wrote:****
>
> Hi all,
>
> as the result of a bug[1] the advice to use h1 in sections has been
> removed [2]
>
>
> old text:
>
> "Sections may contain headings of any rank, but authors are strongly
> encouraged to either use only h1 elements, or to use elements of the
> appropriate rank for the section's nesting level."
>
> new text:
>
> "Sections may contain headings of any rank, but authors are strongly
> encouraged to use elements of the appropriate rank for the section's
> nesting level."
>
> please review the change [3] at you leisure, feedback welcome.
>
>
> [1] https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=19741
> [2]
> https://github.com/w3c/html/commit/556da56c44a2be0cabb9eccbe51fe583fcdf4332
> [3]
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/sections.html#headings-and-sections
> --
> with regards
>
> Steve Faulkner
> Technical Director - TPG****
>
>
>
>
>  <http://www.paciellogroup.com/resources/wat-ie-about.html>****
>
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