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[Bug 12777] New HTML5 'context' meta tag [suggestion]

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Date: Thu, 26 May 2011 09:11:21 +0000
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--- Comment #5 from Chris <jaboc2kl@googlemail.com> 2011-05-26 09:11:20 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #4)
> (In reply to comment #3)
> > The problem with the keywords meta is that it's all but useless and is actively
> > ignored my most major search engines. This means that it is now effectively a
> > dead part of the HTML spec and what's the point of that?
> What makes you think that the same wouldn't happen with "context"?

I had considered this and it was part of my original idea to limit the number
of recognised words / phrases to a maximum of 5. That's more than enough to
position the document contextually and it'll prevent the abuse that keywords
suffered from.

e.g. You could have a page described as "Science, Research, Whitepaper,
Astro-physics;" OR "Technology, Web Design, HTML 5, Specification, Suggestion;"

Sorry for not stating that in my original comment.

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