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Re: [whatwg] Is <main> now an official HTML5 element?

From: Ian Yang <ian@invigoreight.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2013 12:46:42 +0800
Message-ID: <CABr1FsfzQmR60Ew_6mZ8BneQ78gnDE2cmKxyAwPjSj+ig9+ZUw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Cc: whatwg <whatwg@whatwg.org>
On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 12:37 PM, Charles McCathie Nevile <
chaals@yandex-team.ru> wrote:

> Hi Ian,
>
>
> On Thu, 14 Feb 2013 01:31:36 +0100, Aurelio De Rosa <
> aurelioderosa@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>  I think this should answer your question:
>>
>> http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/**FAQ#What_is_the_WHATWG.3F<http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/FAQ#What_is_the_WHATWG.3F>
>>
>
> It doesn't seem to provide much useful information on the differences.
>
> According to its charter <http://www.whatwg.org/charter**>, WHAT-WG is a
> group of 9 individuals who work with a very simple set of rules (basically
> the editor of a specification decides what should be in it, but the 9
> people can decide other things by "overwhelming majority"). There is a
> mailing list, IRC, etc, and everyone else who contributes to the discussion
> is called a contributor.
> More about how WHAT-WG works is described at http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/*
> *FAQ <http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/FAQ>
>
> The HTML WG is one of the working groups of W3C. The working group has a
> charter that describes some of how it works: <http://www.w3.org/2007/03/**
> HTML-WG-charter <http://www.w3.org/2007/03/HTML-WG-charter>> W3C itself
> is a consortium of member organisations, and the links from the HTML WG
> charter to the process document will lead you into more information about
> how W3C works. Note that in my personal opinion the Wikipedia page about
> W3C is outdated and very poor quality information.
>
> cheers
>
> Chaals
>
>
Hi Charles,

Thank you for providing resources. I will try to determine what topic
belongs to which group in the future.

Kind Regards,
Ian


>
>  Best regards
>>
>> 2013/2/14 Ian Yang <ian@invigoreight.com>
>>
>>  Hi Steve,
>>>
>>> Thanks. And sorry, but til now I still don't understand the differences
>>> between whatwg and html wg. Could you please explain?
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Ian
>>>
>>> On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 12:59 AM, Steve Faulkner
>>> <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>**wrote:
>>>
>>> > Hi Ian,
>>> >
>>> > I cannot speak for whatwg, but from the W3C HTML spec side the main
>>> element
>>> > is in the HTML 5.1 spec and has been implemented in browsers and so
>>> will
>>> be
>>> > added to HTML5 spec at some point as it likely meets the CR exit
>>> criteria.
>>> >
>>> > as for it being a sectioning element, there is currently an open bug on
>>> > that, which we be dealt with.
>>> >
>>> > If you want to discuss the specification of the main element in HTML
>>> 5.1
>>> > specification feel free mail the html wg list. If you want to discuss
>>> > definition as per the whatwg spec this is the place, although I will
>>> > obviously follow ant discussions with interest
>>> >
>>> > regards
>>> > SteveF
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2013 18:31:32 +0800
>>> > > From: Ian Yang <ian@invigoreight.com>
>>> > > To: whatwg <whatwg@whatwg.org>
>>> > > Subject: [whatwg] Is <main> now an official HTML5 element?
>>> > > Message-ID:
>>> > >         <CABr1FsfcaX8=B8TReG8Sz36W=
>>> >
>>> > h1w0hRY61+LG=Cebo-ZUWYfqA@**mail.gmail.com<Cebo-ZUWYfqA@mail.gmail.com>
>>> >
>>> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
>>> >
>>> > Hi editors and all other folks,
>>> >
>>> > I saw the SitePoint article "Introducing the New HTML5 <main>
>>> > Element<http://www.sitepoint.**com/html5-main-element/<http://www.sitepoint.com/html5-main-element/>
>>> >"
>>> > yesterday. Does that mean <main> element has been approved by all
>>> editors
>>> > of the working group?
>>> >
>>> > However, in spec, it still says that <main> element is not a sectioning
>>> > element. That means, in document outline, main content will form
>>> another
>>> > tree structure instead of appearing under the original website tree
>>> > structure. Can we have somebody advise on this? Is there a special
>>> > consideration to not making <main> a sectioning element?
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > Sincerely,
>>> > Ian Yan
>>> >
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>
> --
> Charles McCathie Nevile - Consultant (web standards) CTO Office, Yandex
>       chaals@yandex-team.ru         Find more at http://yandex.com
>
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