[rfc-i] Pagination requirements

Joe Touch touch at isi.edu
Fri May 25 12:05:13 PDT 2012



On May 25, 2012, at 11:38 AM, Andrew Sullivan <ajs at anvilwalrusden.com> wrote:

> On Fri, May 25, 2012 at 08:51:24AM -0700, Joe Touch wrote:
>> 
>> It's the difference between:
>> 
>> <h2>Heading 2</H2>
>> <p>This is one paragraph</p>
>> <p>This is another</p>
>> 
>> and
>> 
>> <section>
>> <h2>Heading 2</H2>
>> <p>This is one paragraph</p>
>> <p>This is another</p>
>> </section>
>> 
> 
> How does the former of these ensure that heading numbering is made
> correct?  That is, if I do
> 
>    <section>
>    <h2>heading</h2>
>    <p>para here</p>
>        <section>
>        <h2>heading</h2>
>        <p>para</p>
>        </section>
>    </section>
> 
> it seems to me I should get something like
> 
>    N.  heading
> 
>    para here
> 
>    N.1 heading
> 
>    para
> 
> 
> I don't see how you'd guarantee that using a form without containment,

Use h3 for the second heading.  

Nested containment levels rad needed only when the heading labels are unspecified. 

Joe

> because it seems to me that the right numbering for an uncontained
> format is ambiguous
> 
> Best,
> 
> A
> 
> -- 
> Andrew Sullivan
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