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Re: Semantics - Mystery of the Menu tag

From: Joe D'Andrea <jdandrea@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 4 May 2007 16:24:09 -0400
Message-ID: <993f61c20705041324s56faebdv6eec121f8a358c35@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Micah Miller" <mikhey_miller@hotmail.com>
Cc: public-html@w3.org

On 5/3/07, Micah Miller <mikhey_miller@hotmail.com> wrote:

> Regarding semantics, what ever happened to the menu tag?
> Why has it been deprecated?  Do web sites NOT have menu
> navigation?
>
> [ ... ]
>
> I believe that in HTML5 there is something better on the way.

At present, WA 1.0 offers:

menu, a block-level and structured inline-level element:

http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/section-the-command.html#menus

nav, a sectioning block-level element:

http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/section-sections.html#the-nav

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Joe D'Andrea
www.joesapt.net
Received on Friday, 4 May 2007 20:24:16 GMT

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