[whatwg] Question about header and footer

Bruce Lawson brucel at opera.com
Tue Jan 12 01:40:25 PST 2010

On Tue, 12 Jan 2010 09:19:04 -0000, Lachlan Hunt  
<lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au> wrote:

> Bruce Lawson wrote:
>> Is it permissible for one element to have more than one child headers,  
>> or
>> more than one child footers?
> Yes.
>> And, if is permissible, should it be?
> Unless we have a very good reason, I don't think we should start placing  
> arbitrary restrictions on how elements can be used.  In fact, there's a  
> very good reason to allow footers to be used more than once per section,  
> as illustrated by the first footer element example in the spec.  I don't  
> believe it's a problem for multiple headers either as the sectioning  
> algorithm will create implied sections from the headings anyway.

Makes sense. Thanks Lachy.


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Bruce Lawson
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