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Re: should HTML have a <heading> element?

From: Detlev Fischer <fischer@dias.de>
Date: Fri, 09 May 2014 12:08:18 +0200
Message-ID: <536CA912.3030006@dias.de>
To: public-html@w3.org
If the aim is to keep things as simple as possible, wouldn't it be 
better toleave it to authors to do one of the following:

* (A) use the outline algorithm with section and h1-h6 (e.g. for cases 
where content segments are aggregated in a number of different places 
and the definitive correct heading level cannot be hard-coded in the 
segment itself)
* (B) use div instead of section and keep using h1-h6 as before

Having both heading and h1-h6 in the same document seems a bit confusing 
- if <heading> would indeed be dynamically populated with a level via 
the outline algorithm, authors would have no way to ensure consistency 
with other hard-coded h1-h6 headings used in the same document.

But maybe I misunderstood..

Detlev Fischer PhD
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