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Re: 3.8.10. The address element

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 07 Aug 2007 16:32:49 +0200
To: "Ben Boyle" <benjamins.boyle@gmail.com>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.two1czj7idj3kv@hp-a0a83fcd39d2.oslo.opera.com>

On Tue, 07 Aug 2007 16:04:04 +0200, Ben Boyle <benjamins.boyle@gmail.com>  
wrote:

>
> http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html#address
>
> 1. I think there is some poor wording here: "Typically, the address
> element would be included with other information in a footer element."
> The footer element explicitly states it cannot include sections, i.e.
> footer cannot contain address. Maybe it should be allowed to? Search
> for "<address>" and you will find an example that has <footer> and
> <address> as siblings rather than nested.

<address> is not a sectioning element.

> 2. Would anyone else like the content model of address broadened? I
> would like to be able to structure contact details using lists and
> tables (when appropriate) and to do this within address tags. The
> "paragraph" model is restrictive and I don't understand the reasons
> for the restriction.

<address> can already contain lists and tables. (Lists and tables can be  
structured inline-level elements, which is a subset of inline-level  
content.)

> [...]

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Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Tuesday, 7 August 2007 14:33:03 GMT

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