[whatwg] List Headers
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Feb 5 14:33:03 PST 2009
On Thu, 5 Feb 2009, Toby A Inkster wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > ...looks like it should work, but in practice the <lh> element for
> > Vegetables would end up inside the Pear <li> element, and changing
> > that would likely be problematic.
> ... because of the vast number of existing pages that rely on <lh>
> elements being parsed inside <li> elements?
More because of the conflict between how pages would be parsed (and thus
styled) in new browsers vs legacy browsers. For example, look at the
problems that introducing <section> (or worse, <figure>) has caused.
Changing the parser rules is a very expensive proposition.
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