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Re: adding a note to 4.3.10.1 Creating an outline

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:32:25 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+ri+V=-EHZXZNOdmUCKbBXDOzaxyspXXb9D0iAOa9wQcrT+iw@mail.gmail.com>
To: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
have added a warning note to outline section
http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/sections.html#outlines


review and feedback at your leisure.

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Regards

SteveF
HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>


On 25 February 2014 15:49, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> Section 4.3.10.1 Creating an outline [1] defines an outlining algorithm,
> but there are no implementation requirements for user agents.
> Authors/developers have been lead to believe that the algorithm is
> something real that is implemented by user agents, this has lead to the
> dissemination of incorrect authoring advice in books, on the web etc.
>
> I propose to add a note at the start of section 4.3.10.1 to clarify,
> something along the lines of:
>
> "the implementation of the outline algorithm in user agents is not
> required, Its inclusion in the specification is for informative purposes
> only. "
>
> any thoughts?
>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/sections.html#outlines
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>
> Regards
>
> SteveF
> HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>
>
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