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Re: Proposal: <content> element

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2009 11:58:08 +0100
Message-ID: <55687cf80908280358j32abbb90m4aaf66f9499ed905@mail.gmail.com>
To: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>
Cc: Bruce Lawson <brucel@opera.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>
hi Toby,

would you mark each of these items as a <footer>?

regards
stevef

2009/8/28 Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>

> On Fri, 2009-08-28 at 10:19 +0100, Steven Faulkner wrote:
> > 3. while currently role="contentinfo" does not have an authoring
> > restriction like role="banner", i believe this is an oversight, and it
> > should have.
>
> I disagree. My homepage (link in sig) uses role="contentinfo" for three
> distinct elements.
>
> 1. A list of tags for the primary content of the page.
> 2. A table of metadata (e.g. author, created date, modified date) for
> the primary content of the page.
> 3. A footer containing a link to the CMS software that serves the page.
>
> I think each of these matches the ARIA definition of "metadata that
> applies to the parent document".
>
> --
> Toby A Inkster
> <mailto:mail@tobyinkster.co.uk>
> <http://tobyinkster.co.uk>
>
>


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Steve Faulkner
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