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Re: using strong to indicate a title?

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 7 May 2013 15:02:58 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VkA3sNxhG0BBU=7cMGfjv40NW-DJx3Z9BYAhGkoQBrL0g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Devlin <ian@iandevlin.com>
Cc: Denis Boudreau <dboudreau@accessibiliteweb.com>, Wilfred Nas <wilfrednas@gmail.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
It should be noted that we  discussed small (last month)
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2013Apr/thread.html#msg22

so it may be worth reading there and responding to that thread

--

Regards

SteveF
HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>


On 7 May 2013 15:00, Ian Devlin <ian@iandevlin.com> wrote:

> I would prefer using attributes to specifically add the relation you want
> rather than it being implied.
>
> I don't like the use of <small> as its current definition is to represent
> "side comments" which a subtitle would not be (it's more important than
> that). I know that we can of course change the meaning of the element in
> the specification, but as Mallory says for <strong>, this would mean
> changing the meaning of this element again.
>
>
> On 7 May 2013 15:52, Denis Boudreau <dboudreau@accessibiliteweb.com>wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I do like Steve's proposal using an existing element in h1 to create some
>> sort of a hierarchy. But I must admit that the first thing that came to
>> mind when reading Steve's proposal for <strong>, I wondered why the
>> proposal wasn't for <small>. So depending on whether you want the smaller
>> heading above or below the larger one, we could do either of the following:
>>
>> <h1>
>> <small>Breaking News</small>
>> Steve Faulkner had this crazy idea!
>> </h1>
>>
>> <h1>
>> Breaking News
>> <small>Steve Faulkner had this crazy idea!</small>
>> </h1>
>>
>> /Denis
>>
>>
>>
>> On 2013-05-07, at 9:38 AM, Wilfred Nas <wilfrednas@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Why not small for the subtitle part?
>>
>> <h1>title
>> <small>subtitle</small>
>> </h1>
>>
>> Cheers
>>
>> Wilfred Nas
>>
>> On 7 mei 2013, at 15:26, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> disclaimer: its an off the cuff idea only!
>>
>> I have been musing on the idea of using strong to signify  the title part
>> of a heading that has title and subtitle:
>>
>> <h1><strong>title</strong> subtitle</h1>
>>
>> would be interested to get others thoughts on the pattern
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>> Regards
>>
>> SteveF
>> HTML 5.1 <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/>
>>
>>
>>
>
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