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Re: Floats, books and regions

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2014 15:50:30 +0100
To: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <sasce95upt2kj7k9653cj08m0r3rk63gn0@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* Daniel Glazman wrote:
>On 27/01/14 07:35, L. David Baron wrote:
>> Just because it has been done with style sheets in some systems
>> doesn't mean that fits with the architecture of the *Web*.
>
>I am surprised we have this discussion now. Paged Media and parts of
>GCPM have always included the ability to render a table of contents. I
>don't think you ever commented that way about ToCs in the decade of
>existence of these documents.
>
>FWIW, several major industries relying on what you call the *Web*
>strongly disagree with your opinion above.

Users of dead tree media might not mind ToCs that allow no interaction,
but it seems clear everybody else would want links to be clickable and
to be guaranteed to lead to the correct section. You could also make a
non-interactive ToC by drawing on a <canvas>, but that is not a good
approach either.
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