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Re: Heading or Not?

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From: David Ashleydale
Date: Mar 28, 2013 4:48PM


Oh man, I've always wished there were a "list header"!


On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 3:45 PM, Jared Smith < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> This is a very interesting question. I don't think there is a "right"
> answer. If the text in question were standing alone, I probably would
> not mark it up as a heading. There would be little additional utility
> provided to users by having this text in a list of headings or making
> it navigable.
>
> If, however, there were multiple sections (maybe one for vegetables
> and one for grains), then I'd be more likely to mark all of them up as
> headings because differentiating them semantically could be useful.
>
> In the end, there's very little difference to the user.
>
> Interestingly, HTML3 had a <lh> (list header) element designed exactly
> for this type of thing, but it never caught hold -
> http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/html3/listheader.html
>
> Jared
> > > >