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Re: conflation of issues or convergence of interests?

From: Sander Tekelenburg <st@isoc.nl>
Date: Sat, 28 Jul 2007 23:12:21 +0200
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To: public-html@w3.org

At 23:15 +1000 UTC, on 2007-07-28, Ben Boyle wrote:

> On 7/28/07, Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk> wrote:
>> Agreed, but user agents need to, imho, also be able to make sense of the
>> markup/content associations [...]
> Take your typical YouTube page. [...]
> You could group the video, it's heading and all the metadata about it
> together using <article>. [...]
> You can indicate other page elements are NOT related by using:
> 1. other <section> elements, maybe <header> and <footer> for the
> YouTube page design bits
> 2. <nav> for all the navigational bits that aren't related to this video
> 3. <aside> for bits that are "tangentially" related Š maybe comments,
> maybe related videos Š

Agreed. HTML5 offers a great improvement in defining the relation between
complimentary content. But I don't see how any of these features allow
authors to definite of the relationships between equivalents.

Sander Tekelenburg
The Web Repair Initiative: <http://webrepair.org/>
Received on Saturday, 28 July 2007 21:20:08 UTC

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