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[whatwg] Proposal for a widget tag

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 9 Aug 2010 22:14:56 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1008092205160.13322@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Sun, 13 Jun 2010, Schalk Neethling wrote:
> 
> I have watched one video after the other, and read articles just the 
> same. I know we are all unsure when to use section and when to use 
> article. But marking up something as simple as a blogroll as an article? 
> This really makes no semantic sense to me.
> 
> Therefore I suggest the addition of the widget tag. Below is the most 
> obvious use case and makes much more sense to me. Thoughts?
> 
> <section>
>     <widget id="blogroll">
>     </widget>
>     <widget id="search"> 
>     </widget>
> </section>

What's wrong with:

   <section>
     <section id="blogroll">
     </section>
     <section id="search"> 
     </section>
   </section>

...?

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