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

fantasai fantasai.lists at inkedblade.net
Thu Mar 31 17:04:03 PST 2005

James Graham wrote:
> 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. 

I second this. As Anne noted once on IRC, it should be possible to copy-paste
the article-text of an existing HTML document into a <section> element and
have all the elements inside retain the same relative semantics.


More information about the whatwg mailing list