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Re: Context of the main element

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2013 10:30:05 +0000
Message-ID: <CA+ri+VmmAowejYe8d0OzVK4ofT9LEFsu21TDoKOw6q924u-W7w@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>
I Have submitted a pull request with changes based on this disucssion
https://github.com/w3c/html/pull/9

note: also includes an editorial fix.

regards
Steve

On 3 February 2013 12:05, Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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