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Re: Naming of <header>

From: James Graham <jgraham@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2009 15:10:20 +0100
Message-ID: <49CCDE4C.6000205@opera.com>
To: public-html@w3.org
James Graham wrote:
>> Several of those sites use it unnecessarily to wrap <hn> elements, 
>> suggesting that they have not fully grasped the point of the element. 
>> Moreover that is a hugely biased sample because they are early 
>> adopters, all of whom are likely to be aware of tools like validators. 
>> We need to make markup robust in the face of people who are unaware of 
>> such tools. Therefore I think the fact that there are people with 
>> enough of a clue to find the right irc channel in which to find help 
>> who are struggling with this concept is a much stronger indication of 
>> the intuitiveness of the status quo than the fact that a few early 
>> adopters have read the spec and so are using the element correctly.
>>
>> On the subject of names <headings> came up which I guess I should toss 
>> into the ring.
> 
> Oh and another related point is that doing something like
> 
> <article>
> <heading>
> <h1>My blog post</h1>
> <p>2022-01-01T01:01</p>
> <section>
> <p>This is the content</p>
> </section>
> </article>

er, that should read:

  <article>
    <header>
      <h1>My blog post</h1>
      <p>2022-01-01T01:01</p>
    </header>
    <section>
      <p>This is the content</p>
    </section>
  </article>
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