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[Bug 8272] why not make the heading information compulsory for the Section element ?? In a loose implementation like the current one, the Section element is acting just like a Div element but which lacks backward compatibility.

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Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2010 08:00:28 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=8272


Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
         Resolution|                            |WONTFIX




--- Comment #1 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>  2010-01-05 08:00:28 ---
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Status: Rejected
Change Description: no spec change
Rationale: There are plenty of examples of sections that truly are sections,
but that lack headings. For example, the ads at the bottom of http://cnn.com/,
or the "get quote" form on msn.com.


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