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Re: [whatwg] A plea to Hixie to adopt <main>

From: Ian Yang <ian@invigoreight.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2012 19:43:09 +0800
Message-ID: <CABr1FseFvHxS7_98cF9Xn2WBGDJdkL7mq+yXFCR0+fDvykq+5Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: whatwg <whatwg@whatwg.org>
On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 7:27 PM, Ian Yang <ian@invigoreight.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 12:59 PM, Tim Leverett <zzzzbov@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Personally, I'd rather see <main> be more about marking up content in
>> general, such as in this example which is invalid given the current state
>> of the spec:
>> <article id=1>
>>   <header />
>>   <main />
>>   <footer />
>> </article>
>> <article id=2>
>>   <header />
>>   <main />
>>   <footer />
>> </article>
>>
>> ...although this would probably fit better as a <content> element, and
>> would require a whole other line of discussion that can wait for another
>> day.
>>
>> ☺
>>
>
> That's a good idea. We really need an element to wrap all the <p>s, <ul>s,
> <ol>s, <figure>s, <table>s ... etc of a blog post.
>

I'm sorry, but I have to eat my above words.

Previously I proposed that <main> being a sectioning element for a better
document outline (
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=19591#c0). So the use
of <main>s in all blog posts won't help improving the
document outline.


Regards,
Ian Yang
Received on Thursday, 15 November 2012 11:43:37 GMT

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