[whatwg] Clarify how to indicate document hierarchy

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis bhawkeslewis at googlemail.com
Mon Feb 12 12:30:13 PST 2007

Spartanicus wrote:

> I see no guidance of the type you requested in the HTML4 spec.

Example 1:

> Since users often consult documents out of context, authors should
> provide context-rich titles. Thus, instead of a title such as
> "Introduction", which doesn't provide much contextual background,
> authors should supply a title such as "Introduction to Medieval
> Bee-Keeping" instead.


Example 2 (the spec with Multiple Personality Disorder):

> Some people consider skipping heading levels to be bad practice. They
> accept H1 H2 H1 while they do not accept H1 H3 H1 since the heading
> level H2 is skipped.


Example 3:

> Authors should provide a summary of a table's content and structure so
> that people using non-visual user agents may better understand it.

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