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Re: Extension spec for hgroup (Was: Re: Getting HTML5 to Recommendation in 2014)

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2012 12:09:13 +0300
Message-ID: <CAJQvAueE9Xy-KbW0FDdQ21D0FMdMtMF=PfQ9CDHg3d9xhd439g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, "w3c-wai-pf@w3.org" <w3c-wai-pf@w3.org>, "public-html-a11y@w3.org" <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
On Mon, Sep 24, 2012 at 7:58 PM, Steve Faulkner
<faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:
> I updated, http://www.html5accessibility.com/HTML5extensions/HTML5.html#interfaces
> as requested.

This proposal removes traces of the hgroup element from the parsing
algorithm. Even if the working group decided to remove or split into
module the hgroup element, it would be entirely inappropriate to
remove it from the parsing algorithm. Browsers have shipped with
hgroup-sensitive parsers and the parsing algorithm is sensitive to
potentially non-conforming elements that have existed at some point in
HTML's history—e.g. plaintext and xmp.

Henri Sivonen
Received on Tuesday, 25 September 2012 09:14:19 UTC

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