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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Conversion of "raw" html stops in mid-file w/o error message
Date Sun, 23 Oct 2005 12:57:29 GMT
Moshe Yudkowsky wrote:
> 
> Thanks for the information about how to accomplish this conversion.  My 
> (current) problem is solved: <h2> cannot be followed directly by <h4> in

> forrest.
> 
> I do have a comment:
> 
> * The W3C HTML validator says that <h2> followed by <h4> is valid HTML 
> and valid XHTML. From the W3 spec 
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/struct/global.html#edef-H2> itself, 
> "Some people consider skipping heading levels to be bad practice. They 
> accept H1 H2 H1 while they do not accept H1 H3 H1 since the heading 
> level H2 is skipped." Forrest is going beyond the spec by enforcing this 
> restriction.

It is not that we are deliberatley enforcing that.
If you can devise a method to handle such tag soup,
then we will gladly apply the patch.

-David

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