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Re: Context of the main element

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 3 Feb 2013 20:50:50 +1100
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2khi=R=KaOYMrTPNNjaKDSF0uWhiQXB+cZXTK0Skur0+g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>, Jeremy Keith <jeremy@adactio.com>, Gez Lemon <g.lemon@webprofession.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
On Sun, Feb 3, 2013 at 8:20 PM, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi Silvia,
> >Hmm... so you are suggesting it as a replacement for a <section> element?
> the term "main content section" phrase is not new it has been in the
> definition of the main element since it was initially defined.
> Are you suggesting it woul be better like this:
> "The main<http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/grouping-content.html#the-main-element> element
> and its children represent<http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/rendering.html#represents>
>  the main content of the body<http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/sections.html#the-body-element> of
> a document or application. "
> if so i agree.

Two motivations why I think it's better: <main> should be able to stand
independently without referring to <section> , and I want to minimize
differences with the WHATWG spec where possible and acceptable.

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