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Re: Proposal: <content> element

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2009 09:41:22 -0500
Message-ID: <dd0fbad0908170741j5bd5f3ebybb2d9fc502914078@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 9:32 AM, Steven
Faulkner<faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:
> hi tab, its not about "skipping" as such its about chunking the page into
> major areas.

Sorry, I've got "skip to content" on the brain this morning.

> ARIA landmark roles provide this chunking as distinct from other structural
> elements.

Yup, cool.

> html 5 as its specced and being used does not provide this for some of the
> structures such as header and footer and article.
> the first article element in a page with multiple article elements is not
> equivalent to a single element container that contains a bunch of article
> elemnts.
>
> <div role="main">
> <article>
> <article>
> <article>
> </div>
>
> or
>
> <content>
> <article>
> <article>
> <article>
> </content>
>
>
> is not the same as
> <article>
> <article>
> <article>

I'd bet it's pretty close to:
<article>
  <article>
  <article>
  <article>
</article>

Are there cases when this isn't appropriate, and you'd have to instead
use something like your third example?

~TJ
Received on Monday, 17 August 2009 14:42:16 UTC

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