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[whatwg] article/section/details naming/definition problems

From: James Graham <jgraham@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2009 12:07:51 +0200
Message-ID: <4AB0B8F7.7090000@opera.com>
Keryx Web wrote:
> 2009-09-16 03:08, Ian Hickson skrev:
>> I'd like to rename<article>, if someone can come up with a better word
>> that means "blog post, blog comment, forum post, or widget". I do think
>> there is an important difference between a subpart of a page that is
>> a potential candidate for syndication, and a subsection of a page that
>> only makes sense with the rest of the page.
>> Cheers,
> Has "entry" been discussed? (Shamelessly stolen from Atom.)

Dunno about discussed, but I had the same idea*. It seems like it might 
help people understand where <article> is supposed to be used since 
articles are used in cases where content "could stand alone, for example 
in syndication".

*No really, check the IRC logs ;)
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