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Re: [whatwg] use cases for untitled article and section elements

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2013 14:47:52 +0000
Message-ID: <CA+ri+Vkh=udxCzeO+r8Urhh4qQqVO8R7r+6rdBCj_oDTusOVKw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mathias Bynens <mathias@qiwi.be>
Cc: whatwg <whatwg@whatwg.org>
Hi Mathias,

>Comments on blog posts, or forum posts.

how is it useful?

what does the use of article provide in this case over other markup?

why not section or list?

who are the consumers of the semantics?


regards
SteveF

On 15 January 2013 14:44, Mathias Bynens <mathias@qiwi.be> wrote:
> On 15 Jan 2013, at 10:57, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Can anyone point me to or provide use cases for untitled article and
>> section elements?
>
> Comments on blog posts, or forum posts.
>
>> as in who are the potential consumers of document outlines with untitled
>> sections?
>
> This is a different question, as there are more sectioning elements than just <article> and <section>. <nav>, for example. (See http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/sections.html.)
>
> E.g. if there’s only a single <nav> element in the document, it means that element represents the primary navigation. As such there’s no need to title that section IMHO.
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