[html5] Using <section> and <h1> ? Theoretical?

Brian Tremblay webmaster at tsmchughs.com
Wed May 14 09:22:15 PDT 2014

On 5/14/14, 2:30 AM, Steve Faulkner wrote:
> On 13 May 2014 20:02, help-request at lists.whatwg.org wrote:
>> some people are "hating" on <section> and <h1> and so on.
> Nobody is 'hating' on the outline, pretending in the whatwg html spec
> that the outline does something it doesn't is bad for users and bad
> for authors, since when is coding for unicorns a good idea?

What does the html 4 outline do?

>> One thing to bear in mind is that in legacy browsers that don't
>> support style sheets, and in some accessibility tools that haven't
>> yet been updated to match the HTML spec,
> Correction: no browsers or AT have implemented the outline algorithm
> accessibility semantics and from publicly recorded comments by
> implementers [1] it appears unlikely they will as they have
> reservations about its utility as specced.

What do browsers or AT do with <H1-6> that they don't do with <h1>
nested in sections?

Brian Tremblay

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