[whatwg] <h1> to <h6> in <body>

James Graham jg307 at cam.ac.uk
Thu Mar 31 02:06:54 PST 2005

Ian Hickson wrote:

>I've reached the point in my ambitious attempt at defining HTML's elements 
>for the Web Apps spec [1] where I have to define <h1> - <h6>.
>There are two big issues here:
> 1. What do <h1> to <h6> mean in a <body>?
> 2. What do <h1> to <h6> mean in a <section>?
Incidentially, unless I was convinced otherwise in some way that I've 
now forgotten, I believe that question 1 and 2 should be the same i.e. 
<body> should be a special name for the outermost <section>.

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