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[Bug 14519] New: consider to make <nav> a non-sectioning element

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Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2011 09:29:32 +0000
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           Summary: consider to make <nav> a non-sectioning element
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: giorgio.liscio@email.it
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,

hello, I think that <nav> should not be a sectioning element

for example:

<p>Welcome to my homepage</p>
<p>My interests are:</p>
<li><a href="#">Programming</a>, because I love logic and math</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Collecting beer cans</a>, because I love beer</a></li>

in practice, can be at the same time:

- a navigation list
- contextualized inside one expression

so I suggest to make <nav> a non sectioning element, in favor of

<section || aside>
<nav>non contextualized navigation (for sidebars, for example)</nav>
</section || aside>

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