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[whatwg] Headings and sections, role of H2-H6

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 1 May 2010 23:41:59 -0700
Message-ID: <g2ldd0fbad1005012341o44c4b5b4qe2db52f4f8b60169@mail.gmail.com>
On Sat, May 1, 2010 at 11:34 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Sat, 1 May 2010, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> On Sat, May 1, 2010 at 2:09 AM, Nikita Popov <privat at ni-po.com> wrote:
>> > I do not deny, that keygen has it's use cases (the "nobody" was hyperbolic).
>> > I only think, that the use cases are *very* rare. It is overkill to
>> > introduce an HTML element therefore. It would be much more sane to provide a
>> > JS API (as Janos proposed.) [I would do it myself, but I have only very
>> > little knowledge on encryption.]
>>
>> We're getting off-topic here, but <keygen> wasn't created by HTML5. It's
>> an element that IE created, and which was used widely enough in certain
>> markets that some other browsers were forced to implement it as well.
>> HTML5 is simply including it because it's apparently important enough
>> for the web for multiple browsers to implement. ?It does indeed suck as
>> a solution, but we don't get to rewrite history. ^_^
>
> If we're not rewriting history, let's make that Netscape, not IE. :-)

Yeah, I got corrected offlist.  I misremembered.  ^_^

~TJ
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