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Re: maincontent element - HTML5 extension specification (further updates and correct URL)

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2012 18:16:05 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VkYPpJQ2E4T+Jbv=F1NzfX_PU_fFi=bR3fYfH7hY5y0oA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Gunderson, Jon R" <jongund@illinois.edu>
Cc: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>
Hi Jon,

the spec[1] restricts ancestors not children:

"Where Flow content is expected, but with no article, aside, footer, headeror
nav element ancestors."

so <maincontent> can contain any of the above elements, but cannot be
contained within those elements.




[1]
https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/html-extensions/raw-file/tip/maincontent/index.html


regards
SteveF


On 12 October 2012 17:59, Gunderson, Jon R <jongund@illinois.edu> wrote:

>  Steve,****
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> Thank you for developing this HTML5 extension for main content.****
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> Is this specification also dependent on changing the types of content that
> can be in a article.****
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> I noticed that the extension says that an ARTICLE element cannot be a
> child of MAINCONTENT element.****
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> That may be quite restrictive to authors who may be using the ARTICLE
> element as a way to separate stories or if the main content is a blog.****
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> I can see restricting other elements like ASIDE, FOOTER, HEADER or NAV
> elements.****
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> What was the purpose of trying to exclude ARTICLE element as a child?****
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> Jon****
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> *From:* Steve Faulkner [mailto:faulkner.steve@gmail.com]
> *Sent:* Friday, October 12, 2012 10:48 AM
> *To:* HTMLWG WG
> *Subject:* Re: maincontent element - HTML5 extension specification
> (further updates and correct URL)****
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> further updated after  feedback from Simon Pieters (thanks)
> and also got the correct URL (one that points to latest version) from
> annevk.(thanks)
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> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/html-extensions/raw-file/tip/maincontent/index.html
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> feedback welcome!
>
>
> regards
> SteveF****
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> On 12 October 2012 15:23, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:
> ****
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> FYI
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> I have updated the spec after feedback from Marcos Caceres (with thanks)
> and transferred it to the w3c server
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> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/html-extensions/raw-file/3acee7f50663/maincontent/index.html
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> feedback welcome
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> --
> with regards
>
> Steve Faulkner
> Technical Director - TPG
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> --
> with regards
>
> Steve Faulkner
> Technical Director - TPG
>
> www.paciellogroup.com | www.HTML5accessibility.com |
> www.twitter.com/stevefaulkner
> HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives -
> dev.w3.org/html5/alt-techniques/
> Web Accessibility Toolbar - www.paciellogroup.com/resources/wat-ie-about.html
>
> ****
>



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with regards

Steve Faulkner
Technical Director - TPG

www.paciellogroup.com | www.HTML5accessibility.com |
www.twitter.com/stevefaulkner
HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives -
dev.w3.org/html5/alt-techniques/
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