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Re: Arguments for Use of Legitimate Heading Tags

From: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 9 May 2003 23:49:22 +0100 (BST)
Message-Id: <200305092249.h49MnM007196@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

> group.  So, it comes down to this:  I'm wondering who besides screen =
> reader users benefits from the use of real heading tags in documents.  =
> I'd be interested in this group's thoughts.

The PDF versions of the HTML specification works well because of the
proper use of these elements.  It means that the html2ps freeware tool
used to produce it can produce a valid PDF document outline tree without
any additional assistance.  At least one web browser can also produce
an outline tree.

One strategy supposedly used by some search engines is to report just
the headings as the summary of the document.
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