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[whatwg] Section nesting menu and an old HTML 3 friend LH

From: Spartanicus <mk98762@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 31 Mar 2007 08:30:58 +0100
Message-ID: <n2m-g.6t1s03h97arv5catvjn0luqru4evvarbi8@4ax.com>
"Simon Pieters" <zcorpan at gmail.com> wrote:

>I tried to find use-cases for list headers, where it is desired that they  
>not be part of the document outline. The people discussing in the  
>aforementioned thread could not provide any real use-cases, AFAICT.

I concocted an example in this article on HTML 4 heading usage:
http://codewallop.110mb.com/goodpractice/headingology.htm#pseudo
The example used there can be considered artificial, I don't know if
forms much of a use case.

More importantly, I believe that a document outline model that
sub-devides the content into sections that describe/outline the content
should be developed by the content author, and then implemented by
coding headings, rather than the other way around (an outline that
results from (potentially presentational) heading usage).

That aside, I'm not convinced that there is a problem to solve here, or
that a case can be made where list headings would offer any potential
benefit over using a <p> element (leaving aside the useless "it isn't a
paragraph" argument).

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Spartanicus
Received on Saturday, 31 March 2007 00:30:58 UTC

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