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Re: Context of the main element

From: Leif Halvard Silli <xn--mlform-iua@xn--mlform-iua.no>
Date: Sun, 3 Feb 2013 19:54:09 +0100
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, Jeremy Keith <jeremy@adactio.com>, Gez Lemon <g.lemon@webprofession.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20130203195409891626.22b91223@xn--mlform-iua.no>
+1 to the last variant ("and its children represent the main content of 
the body").

Leif H

Silvia Pfeiffer, Sun, 3 Feb 2013 23:05:50 +1100:
> I think so. Happy to see your proposal!
> Thanks,
> Silvia.
> 
> On Sun, Feb 3, 2013 at 9:06 PM, Steve Faulkner 
> <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>wrote:
> 
>> 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.
>> 
>> 
>> regards
>> steve
>> 
>> 
>> 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.
>>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> <http://www.paciellogroup.com/resources/wat-ie-about.html>
>> 
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