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From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 06 May 2011 00:05:34 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1QI8Y2-0004he-Bh@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/html5/spec
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv18054

Modified Files:
	Overview.html 
Log Message:
Work on making it clearer that 'footer' is fine for 'fat footers'. (whatwg r6090)

Index: Overview.html
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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
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--- Overview.html	5 May 2011 23:39:12 -0000	1.4893
+++ Overview.html	6 May 2011 00:05:29 -0000	1.4894
@@ -340,7 +340,7 @@
 
    <h1>HTML5</h1>
    <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id="a-vocabulary-and-associated-apis-for-html-and-xhtml">A vocabulary and associated APIs for HTML and XHTML</h2>
-   <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id="editor-s-draft-5-may-2011">Editor's Draft 5 May 2011</h2>
+   <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id="editor-s-draft-6-may-2011">Editor's Draft 6 May 2011</h2>
    <dl><dt>Latest Published Version:</dt>
     <dd><a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/">http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/</a></dd>
     <dt>Latest Editor's Draft:</dt>
@@ -483,7 +483,7 @@
   Group</a> is the W3C working group responsible for this
   specification's progress along the W3C Recommendation
   track.
-  This specification is the 5 May 2011 Editor's Draft.
+  This specification is the 6 May 2011 Editor's Draft.
   </p><!-- UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS THE PRECEDING PARAGRAPH TO BE REMOVED OR EDITED WITHOUT TALKING TO IAN FIRST --><p>Work on this specification is also done at the <a href="http://www.whatwg.org/">WHATWG</a>. The W3C HTML working group
   actively pursues convergence with the WHATWG, as required by the <a href="http://www.w3.org/2007/03/HTML-WG-charter">W3C HTML working
   group charter</a>.</p><!-- UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPH TO BE REMOVED OR EDITED WITHOUT TALKING TO IAN FIRST --><p>This document was produced by a group operating under the <a href="http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy-20040205/">5
@@ -14595,17 +14595,17 @@
   for its nearest ancestor <a href="#sectioning-content">sectioning content</a> or
   <a href="#sectioning-root">sectioning root</a> element. A footer typically contains
   information about its section such as who wrote it, links to related
-  documents, copyright data, and the like.<p class="note">Contact information for the author or editor of a
-  section belongs in an <code><a href="#the-address-element">address</a></code> element, possibly itself
-  inside a <code><a href="#the-footer-element">footer</a></code>.<p>Footers don't necessarily have to appear at the <em>end</em> of a
-  section, though they usually do.<p>When the <code><a href="#the-footer-element">footer</a></code> element contains entire sections,
+  documents, copyright data, and the like.<p>When the <code><a href="#the-footer-element">footer</a></code> element contains entire sections,
   they <a href="#represents" title="represents">represent</a> appendices, indexes,
   long colophons, verbose license agreements, and other such
-  content.<p class="note">The <code><a href="#the-footer-element">footer</a></code> element is not
-  <a href="#sectioning-content">sectioning content</a>; it doesn't introduce a new
-  section.<p>When the nearest ancestor <a href="#sectioning-content">sectioning content</a> or
+  content.<p class="note">Contact information for the author or editor of a
+  section belongs in an <code><a href="#the-address-element">address</a></code> element, possibly itself
+  inside a <code><a href="#the-footer-element">footer</a></code>.<p>Footers don't necessarily have to appear at the <em>end</em> of a
+  section, though they usually do.<p>When the nearest ancestor <a href="#sectioning-content">sectioning content</a> or
   <a href="#sectioning-root">sectioning root</a> element is <a href="#the-body-element-0">the body
-  element</a>, then it applies to the whole page.<div class="example">
+  element</a>, then it applies to the whole page.<p class="note">The <code><a href="#the-footer-element">footer</a></code> element is not
+  <a href="#sectioning-content">sectioning content</a>; it doesn't introduce a new
+  section.<div class="example">
 
    <p>Here is a page with two footers, one at the top and one at the
    bottom, with the same content:</p>
@@ -14666,6 +14666,45 @@
 &lt;/BODY&gt;
 &lt;/HTML&gt;</pre>
 
+  </div><div class="example">
+
+   <p>Some site designs have what is sometimes referred to as "fat
+   footers" &mdash; footers that contain a lot of material, including
+   images, links to other articles, links to pages for sending
+   feedback, special offers... in some ways, a whole "front page" in
+   the footer.</p>
+
+   <p>This fragment shows the bottom of a page on a site with a "fat
+   footer":</p>
+
+   <pre>...
+ &lt;footer&gt;
+  &lt;nav&gt;
+   &lt;section&gt;
+    &lt;h1&gt;Articles&lt;/h1&gt;
+    &lt;p&gt;&lt;img src="http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/images/somersaults.jpeg" alt=""&gt; Go to the gym with
+    our somersaults class! Our teacher Jim takes you through the paces
+    in this two-part article. &lt;a href="articles/somersaults/1"&gt;Part
+    1&lt;/a&gt; &middot; &lt;a href="articles/somersaults/1"&gt;Part 2&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
+    &lt;p&gt;&lt;img src="http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/images/kindplus.jpeg"&gt; Tired of walking on the edge of
+    a clif&lt;!-- sic --&gt;? Our guest writer Lara shows you how to bumble
+    your way through the bars. &lt;a href="articles/kindplus/1"&gt;Read
+    more...&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
+    &lt;p&gt;&lt;img src="http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/images/crisps.jpeg"&gt; The chips are down, now all
+    that's left is a potato. What can you do with it? &lt;a
+    href="articles/crisps/1"&gt;Read more...&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
+   &lt;/section&gt;
+   &lt;ul&gt;
+    &lt;li&gt; &lt;a href="/about"&gt;About us...&lt;/a&gt;
+    &lt;li&gt; &lt;a href="/feedback"&gt;Send feedback!&lt;/a&gt;
+    &lt;li&gt; &lt;a href="/sitemap"&gt;Sitemap&lt;/a&gt;
+   &lt;/ul&gt;
+  &lt;/nav&gt;
+  &lt;p&gt;&lt;small&gt;Copyright &copy; 2015 The Snacker &mdash;
+  &lt;a href="/tos"&gt;Terms of Service&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/small&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
+ &lt;/footer&gt;
+&lt;/body&gt;</pre>
+
   </div><h4 id="the-address-element"><span class="secno">4.4.10 </span>The <dfn><code>address</code></dfn> element</h4><dl class="element"><dt>Categories</dt>
    <dd><a href="#flow-content">Flow content</a>.</dd>
    <dd><a href="#formatblock-candidate"><code title="">formatBlock</code> candidate</a>.</dd>
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