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Re: H1

From: Sampo Syreeni <decoy@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2003 00:31:52 +0200 (EET)
To: Jared Warren <warren@cs.queensu.ca>
cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.4.51.0302130028150.19019@kruuna.Helsinki.FI>

On 2003-02-12, Jared Warren uttered to www-html@w3.org:

>After all, it is entirely arbitrary for UAs to put the contents of the
>TITLE element in the titlebar.

Not really. I'd consider TITLE to be a form of metadata, separate from the
content. It's isn't supposed to be a part of what is shown to the user,
but auxiliary data, perhaps shown, perhaps not shown. Kind of like
authorship metadata, stylesheet URI's and the ilk.

From your standpoint, then, TITLE is the first level heading and H1 the
second level one. From here on, it's even more natural that there are
multiple parallel H1's.
Sampo Syreeni, aka decoy - mailto:decoy@iki.fi, tel:+358-50-5756111
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