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RE: Always use h1-h6 by level again

From: White, Jason J <jjwhite@ets.org>
Date: Sun, 17 Apr 2016 00:18:54 +0000
To: Chaals McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>, "HTML WG (public-html@w3.org)" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <SN1PR0701MB199728F25397FF9B772BAF88AB6A0@SN1PR0701MB1997.namprd07.prod.outlook.com>


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Chaals McCathie Nevile [mailto:chaals@yandex-team.ru]


>Given that this bug has been around, and not fixed in browsers, for many
>years, we are proposing to remove the suggestion, and return to the model
>where elements h1..h6 have a defined level of their own.
>
>As Marat Talanin noted, having an actual <h> element designed for this
>would be a potential solution that would be backward compatible with
>existing browsers and content, by not creating a conflict. But that
>requires broser implementation before we could claim it is real.

I support the proposed solution to define and implement a new <h> element, and to maintain the original semantics of <h1> - <h6>. This would also solve the problem of having more than 6 heading levels (admittedly a rare case of which I'm yet to encounter an example).


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