Re: plan on removing hgroup from spec

sorry missed references:

common idioms:
chairs decision:

with regards

HTML 5.1 <>

On 3 April 2013 10:49, Steve Faulkner <> wrote:

> Hi all,
> as per the chairs decision I plan to remove hgroup from the HTML5 spec.
> It will be made non conforming, but the implemented parsing rules and user
> agent CSS rules will remain (as is usual for obsoleted) elements and add
> advice on how to mark up subheadings/subtitles and the like to the common
> idioms[2] section
> I also plan to do the same as above for HTML 5.1.
> By doing this we can start with a levelish playing field and allow
> interested parties to gather data/define use cases/ do research and create
> extension specs for a feature for identifying subheadings, this may be a
> modified hgroup or something else or maybe nobody comes up with a good
> enough set of use cases/research/data to meet the high bar we should be
> setting for adding an element to HTML and we may decide that providing
> advice on how to mark up subheadings with existing elements is appropriate.
> I have created a bug track discussion, please feedback here or there.
> with regards
> --
> SteveF
> HTML 5.1 <>
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