[whatwg] Note on the DETAILS element

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue Sep 1 17:48:27 PDT 2009

On Wed, 26 Aug 2009, Jeremy Keith wrote:
> The text for <details> begins with a definition:

I assume you mean the text for <hgroup>.

> "The hgroup element represents the heading of a section. The element is 
> used to group a set of h1–h6 elements when the heading has multiple 
> levels, such as subheadings, alternative titles, or taglines."
> But then has this note immediately afterwards:
> "The point of hgroup is to mask an h2 element (that acts as a secondary 
> title) from the outline algorithm."
> As far as I can tell, this is incorrect. The point of an hgroup is 
> actually to mask *all but one* heading element from the outline 
> algorithm.

You win some, you lose some, I guess:


I've moved the note to an example, so it's less misleading.

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