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Re: Week 4/5: Staged WHATWG patches for HTML5.1 / HTML5.0 CR

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 3 Feb 2013 18:08:40 +1100
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2nRJiUPnM=6Ec2TWOsbD2q0zVHcgCkiR=SqOYT1rm3k8g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Cc: public-html <public-html@w3.org>
On Sun, Feb 3, 2013 at 5:55 PM, Leif Halvard Silli <
xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no> wrote:

> Silvia Pfeiffer, Sun, 3 Feb 2013 17:31:33 +1100:
> > On Sun, Feb 3, 2013 at 10:47 AM, Leif Halvard Silli wrote:
> >> Silvia Pfeiffer, Fri, 1 Feb 2013 19:05:00 +1100:
> >>
> >>> This week the following WHATWG patches up to and inc commit 7679 [1]
> have
> >>> been cherry-picked into the W3C HTML specification (master branch) for
> >>> HTML5.1. This takes us to WHATWG patches up to 30th January 2012, i.e.
> we
> >>> are up-to-date.
> >>
> >> Under 'Common idioms without dedicated elements', the WHATWG spec
> >> includes a section on "The main part of the content" which describes
> >> various ways to mark up - or not mark up - the main part of the content.
> >>
> >>
> >>
>
> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/common-idioms.html#the-main-part-of-the-content
> >>
> >> Is that section destined to be included?
> >
> > It's in the next patch 7680, which I will look at next week:
> >
> https://github.com/w3c/html/commit/67934d61a46c1a2d8f1203ed0084f19f63a18af0
> >
> > Are you advocating its inclusion?
>
> Steve suggested I file a bug about <main>, and as I looked into that, I
> thought it would be nice to know whether that section would be there or
> not.
>
> It makes sense to me. But it is possible htat Ian tries to make it
> "pretty": I think that <main> is possible to use in all the examples in
> that section. That said, that section don't say one can't either.
>

I'm glad you brought it up before I have to make the decision next week. If
there is no major objection, I will just pull it in next week. We can then
make changes on top of that. There is no need to register a bug if that's
all you want.

Thanks,
Silvia.
Received on Sunday, 3 February 2013 07:09:33 GMT

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