ian at hixie.ch
Mon Apr 6 11:28:17 PDT 2009
On Mon, 6 Apr 2009, Stephen Stewart wrote:
> > >
> > > I was going to ask a question about the semantics and order of h1-6
> > > headers within a header element but I think my particular issue is
> > > solved by this line in the spec: "Sections may contain headers of
> > > any rank, but authors are strongly encouraged to either use only h1
> > > elements, or to use elements of the appropriate rank for the
> > > section's nesting level."
> > That's trying to refer to <section>s and <article>s and so forth --
> > within <header> you should feel free to use any of them, the whole
> > <header> then acts like a single <h1> from a semantic standpoint.
> Cool. Out of interest then, why would I use <header> instead of:
The main use case is providing two levels of headers, e.g.:
...but if we did that with <h1> instead of <header>, the parsing would
break (the <h2> would imply the end of the <h1>, if I recall correctly).
Ian Hickson U+1047E )\._.,--....,'``. fL
http://ln.hixie.ch/ U+263A /, _.. \ _\ ;`._ ,.
Things that are impossible just take longer. `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'
More information about the Help