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Re: Proposal: <content> element

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2009 15:51:05 +0100
Message-ID: <55687cf80908170751x2c8bdd6ewa0a2941eaeb45c48@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
hi Tab,

<article>
 <article>
 <article>
 <article>
</article>
that could work,
but i would advocate this until such times that article etc. are supported
by AT

<article role="main">
 <article>
 <article>
 <article>
</article>

regards
steve



2009/8/17 Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>

> 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
>



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Steve Faulkner
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