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[Bug 10041] New: Document lacks discussion about ratinale for section element

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Date: Tue, 29 Jun 2010 09:28:56 +0000
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Message-ID: <bug-10041-2486@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10041

           Summary: Document lacks discussion about ratinale for section
                    element
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML5 differences from HTML4 (editor: Anne van
                    Kesteren)
        AssignedTo: annevk@opera.com
        ReportedBy: marcosc@opera.com
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html@w3.org, annevk@opera.com


>>>> On what grounds was the addition of the section element made? what was
>>>> lacking in HTML4?
>>>
>>> That seems like something for this document:
>>>
>>> http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/Rationale
>>
>> To me, it seems like something that should be in this document. Also,
>> I'm not interested in the WHATWG HTML spec, I am interested in the W3C
>> HTML spec. It's already terribly confusing that there are two
>> versions, and the fact that the WHATWG version keeps growing outside
>> the scope of the W3C version might make the scope of the WHATWG
>> rationale larger than W3C HTML5.
>
> Lets cross that bridge when it becomes an actual problem.

It's a problem. I would like a working group decision then on this 
matter and/or a formal response from the WG chair.

>>> Since you are asking the same question for all new elements I have
>>> omitted those questions from my reply.
>>
>> For each, the questions still apply.
>

Again, I would like a working group decision on this matter and/or a 
formal response from the WG chair.

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