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List of actively developed extension specifications (was: the maincontent element)

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2012 09:15:16 -0400
Message-ID: <50645164.1080603@intertwingly.net>
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
CC: HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, HTML Accessibility Task Force <public-html-a11y@w3.org>
On 09/27/2012 08:39 AM, Steve Faulkner wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> for the WG's consideration:
>
> the maincontent element [1]
>
> This specification is an extension to the HTML5 specification. It
> defines an element to be used for the identification of the main content
> area of a document. All normative content in the HTML5 specification,
> unless specifically overridden by this specification, is intended to be
> the basis for this specification.
>
> The maincontent element formalises the common practice of identification
> of the main content section of a document using the id values 'content'
> and 'main'. It also defines an HTML element that embodies the semantics
> and function of the WAI-ARIA landmark role=main.
>
> [1] http://www.html5accessibility.com/HTML5extensions/maincontent.html

To help us keep track, I've started a wiki page:

   http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ExtensionSpecifications

And linked it to the bottom of plan 2014:

   http://intertwingly.net/tmp/html5-2014-plan.html#extension-specs

> --
> with regards
>
> Steve Faulkner
> Technical Director - TPG
>
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> HTML5: Techniques for providing useful text alternatives -
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- Sam Ruby
Received on Thursday, 27 September 2012 13:15:55 UTC

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