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Re: Context of the main element

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 3 Feb 2013 10:06:40 +0000
Message-ID: <CA+ri+V=rBUSY8Dhdk3hPR37bsPbWC0n58TzCFPKVJZpd_KQNog@mail.gmail.com>
To: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@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>
hi silvia,
so I take it that the text i suggested is acceptable, if so I will include
the chnage as part of a proposed update patch for main.


On 3 February 2013 09:50, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.
> Thanks!
> Silvia.

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