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Re: CP no-change hgroup (ISSUE-164)

From: Lars Gunther <gunther@keryx.se>
Date: Mon, 07 Nov 2011 19:23:23 +0100
Message-ID: <4EB8221B.1060609@keryx.se>
To: public-html@w3.org
2011-11-07 07:21, Simon Pieters skrev:
>> <hgroup> is *not* being used in any meaningful way yet, since there
>> are no tools that actually honors its meaning. (At least no one has
>> ever come up with an example of the opposite in any discussion that I
>> have participated in.)
> The only tools I know of are outliners that implement the spec's outline
> algorithm.

Some other tools:

* Screen readers
* Mediawiki (the Contents box) + other sites with similar tools
* https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/headingsmap/

None of these implement the HTML5 outline algorithm yet, but for 
sections we have the possibility of aligning old school header-level 
sections with sectioning elements:

<h1 />
   <h2 />
     <h3 />

No such backwards compatibility exist for hgroup.

Lars Gunther
Received on Monday, 7 November 2011 18:23:55 UTC

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