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Re: <di>? Please?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sun, 4 Mar 2012 22:07:05 +0000 (UTC)
To: Hugh Guiney <hugh.guiney@gmail.com>
cc: whatwg <whatwg@whatwg.org>, www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1203042206190.6189@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Sun, 4 Mar 2012, Hugh Guiney wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 3:22 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> > There are a number of places in HTML where it would be nice to be able 
> > to group things together -- just look at how often people stick <div>s 
> > in their pages for no purpose whatsoever other than styling.
> >
> > This shouldn't be necessary. It's a limitation of CSS.
> 
> Then why is <section> in the spec?

To make it easier to move subsections around without having to change all 
the <h5>s to <h4>s and so forth.

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