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[Bug 12631] Note the disadvantage of using only h1 + section

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--- Comment #4 from Peter Winnberg <peter.winnberg@gmail.com> 2011-05-09 17:54:24 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #3)
> What meaning do you think that older browsers extract from the page?  In nearly
> all older browsers, the only difference between <h1> and <h2> is the CSS that
> applies to them - the browsers don't have any higher notion of what the tags
> mean.  Authors will be styling the headings manually for some time anyway, so
> that's taken care of in legacy browsers.

If you are suggesting that the hX elements are only used for visual
presentation then you're wrong.

Just some links:
http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20-TECHS/G141
http://www.456bereastreet.com/archive/201003/heading_navigation_in_web_browsers/
http://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/headingsmap/

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