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[Bug 20804] New: The description for the menu element is confusing

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Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2013 12:35:24 +0000
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            Bug ID: 20804
           Summary: The description for the menu element is confusing
    Classification: Unclassified
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Hardware: PC
                OS: Windows XP
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML5 spec
          Assignee: dave.null@w3.org
          Reporter: ian@iandevlin.com
        QA Contact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-admin@w3.org,

Currently the description for the menu element declares that "The menu element
represents a list of commands."

Both the ul and ol elements have similar declarations, and both of those can
only have li elements as direct children, but this isn't the case with the manu
element that can have menuitem, li or flow content.

I think that the initial description needs to be made a bit clearer in order to
remove this implication.

e.g. "The menu element represents a number of commands" or "a group of

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