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

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2012 11:24:00 +0200
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VnNEvDo7UUmTrEsUwqzGE1=3RFopJNt101No_0hPpaoaw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
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>
HI Henri,

>> This proposal removes traces of the hgroup element from the parsing
> algorithm.

Can you be a bit more specific? So I can add the appropriate bits back in.


On 25 September 2012 11:09, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi> wrote:
> 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
> hsivonen@iki.fi
> http://hsivonen.iki.fi/

with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG

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