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

Brian Tremblay webmaster at tsmchughs.com
Wed May 14 10:20:48 PDT 2014

On 5/14/14, 9:39 AM, Jukka K. Korpela wrote:
> 2014-05-14 19:33, Brian Tremblay wrote:
>> The W3C are denigrating the html5 whatwg outline model (<h1> in
>> nested sections) because the outline is a fiction. But what do
>> authors lose by using that, instead of <h2-6>?
> They lose by having their all <h1> elements interpreted as 1st level
> heading.

Let's imagine two pages:


The two pages are identical in content, and identical in markup except
for one thing: foo uses <h2>, <h3>, etc.; bar uses <h1> nested in
<section>. Someone visits each page. Practically speaking, how is her
experience with foo different from that of bar?

Brian Tremblay

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