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Re: Something About Formatting Word Docs Feels Wrong For Whatever Reason


From: Duff Johnson
Date: Apr 24, 2019 10:25AM

Hi Karen,

> Agreed, I don't want everything mapped to HTML. We need to recognize that different types of documents/content may have different structural elements and capabilities.

Ahhhh. So you want to open THAT can of worms, eh??

Let's not.

> Will there be a <Subtitle> Tag as well? This too is long over due!

That subject was hotly debated… and at this point there''s no plan for a <Subtitle> structure element... but there IS a plan to explicitly integrate ARIA roles (as is already permitted in PDF 2.0). Additionally, the namespaces mechanism in PDF 2.0 opens the door to any (in principle) semantic markup model. The format isn't the hangup here.