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[whatwg] W3C compatibility

From: Simon Pieters <zcorpan@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2007 13:28:40 +0100
Message-ID: <op.tnmx92p17a8kvn@hp-a0a83fcd39d2>
On Mon, 12 Feb 2007 12:58:49 +0100, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis  
<bhawkeslewis at googlemail.com> wrote:

> They're wildly different in that "XHTML5" uses numbered headings with
> sections but alters the implied importance of a heading with its nesting
> position, and reuses numbered headings as subtitles; XHTML uses <h> with
> <section> /or/ <h1> to <h6> in order.

It's undefined in XHTML2 how to generate the document outline. What  
happens when you mix <h1>-<h6> with <section>s? What happens when you have  
multiple headings in the same section? What happens when you "skip"  
heading levels? etc.

When they define that for XHTML2 the result might be more similar to HTML5.

-- 
Simon Pieters
Received on Monday, 12 February 2007 04:28:40 UTC

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