>>>> "SY" == Steve Youngs
SY> |--==> "APA" == Adrian Aichner <adrian(a)xemacs.org> writes:
>>>> "SY" == Steve
Youngs <youngs(a)xemacs.org> writes:
APA> I assume you know that you should not skip heading levels just
APA> because it looks prettier.
APA> See the first example in
SY> If it is so wrong why doesn't PSGML complain? Why doesn't the
SY> online validator at w3.org
complain? They don't complain
SY> because the practice isn't wrong. It isn't wrong because the
They don't complain because this is not engrained in the DTD.
SY> primary purpose of using <h#> tags is to make the page look
I'm baffled every time I read the last sentence.
I don't think HTML was invented to look pretty :-)
Microsoft OTOH is very good at looking pretty (except for IE 3.0) but
doesn't go much further in many areas.
HTML is a standard to structure documentation logically (physical
markup like bold, italic, tty is possible, but discouraged!) so it is
accessible via any conforming HTML viewer. It's all about "device
Do you not agree that "best viewed with any browser" is the right
philosophy (as opposed to: looks pretty on the author's computer with
a 12.5pt font and a screen resolution of 1280x1024, under MyBrowser)?
In how many browsers have to tested that your release announcements
heading style of <h1>, followed by <h3> is preferrable over the
recommended <h1>, followed by <h2>.
Are you trying to save screenspace?
SY> You show me a browser that chokes on my release announcement pages and
SY> I'll show you a browser that is so badly broken the authors of said
SY> browser should be drawn and quartered.
Many browsers grok MSHTML, but should we standardize on it at
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