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Re: plan on removing hgroup from spec

From: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 04 Apr 2013 17:29:16 +0200
Message-ID: <515D9C4C.7040607@w3.org>
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
CC: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
On 03/04/2013 11:49 , Steve Faulkner wrote:
> 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

SGTM. Have you also looked at the test suite to see if there are places 
from which it should be removed? If not, I'm happy to help there.

> 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.

Do we know of anyone who's planning to do that?

Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/ - @robinberjon
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