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Re: using strong to indicate a title?

From: Wilfred Nas <wilfred@wnas.nl>
Date: Tue, 7 May 2013 16:18:41 +0200
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <D79561B9-9391-49A8-8076-85116A7888D5@wnas.nl>
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
+1

Wilfred Nas

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On May 7, 2013, at 3:48 PM, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:

> thanks Mallory, 
> 
> i agree, (never said it was a good idea) but wanted to get others thoughts.
> 
> In the general case
> 
> <header><hx id="foo">Meijer</hx><p rel="foo">Why Pay More?</p></header>
> 
> is my preferred solution
> 
> 
> --
> 
> Regards
> 
> SteveF
> HTML 5.1
> 
> 
> On 7 May 2013 14:45, Mallory van Achterberg <stommepoes@stommepoes.nl> wrote:
> On Tue, May 07, 2013 at 02:26:31PM +0100, Steve Faulkner 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/>
> 
> No me gusta: means changing meaning of strong (for a second time),
> and UAs would have to check parent of strong to decide which meaning
> it has. Strong also doesn't solve the mottos/slogans/taglines/banners
> issue people were using multiple headings+hgroup for, since for me
> those things never belonged in hx tags to begin with.
> 
> I think I don't generally like the idea of one tag having two very
> different, contextual meanings, though I'm sure someone already
> does and I'm just not coming up with them at the moment.
> 
> Still think the idea of saying "everyone sibling to hx inside a
> <header> tag has some special association with the hx" is nicer since
> then the tags still keep their actual normal original meaning and
> can encompass non-subtitle content. Including images. Not entirely
> certian what the special association would be, if any, unless rel
> attributes could somehow be used.
> 
> <header><hx id="foo">Meijer</hx><p rel="foo">Why Pay More?</p></header>
> 
> -Mallory
> 
> 


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