W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-html@w3.org > May 2007

Re: Cleaning House

From: David Woolley <forums@david-woolley.me.uk>
Date: Sun, 06 May 2007 13:28:35 +0100
Message-ID: <463DC9F3.20505@david-woolley.me.uk>
To: www-html@w3.org

Maciej Stachowiak wrote:

> This probably would be non-trivial to deduce, yes, but I also think this 
> is a pretty rare way to say "header" compared to <div class="header"> or 
> <h1>.

In my, subjective, experience, the correct use of Hn for headers is very 
rare.  The use of classes with names that reflect function, rather than 
appearance, is also quite rare, although that situation is improving 

This tends to be true for MS Word, as well, even though there are real 
benefits to the author in the use of correct heading styles.

Before style sheets, Hn was often used to mean text in a certain size 
and style, independent of its true function.

As you are from Apple, I'll mention iWeb again, as, based on the live 
examples I've seen, it is incapable of sementic markup or out of line 
Received on Sunday, 6 May 2007 12:29:01 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Thursday, 30 April 2020 16:21:03 UTC