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Re: Proposal: <content> element

From: James Graham <jgraham@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2009 11:33:24 +0200
Message-ID: <4A8923E4.2050907@opera.com>
To: Geoffrey Sneddon <gsneddon@opera.com>
CC: John Drinkwater <john@nextraweb.com>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Geoffrey Sneddon wrote:

>> And with only one content element per document?
> The same restrictions as header and footer make sense, i.e., none.

(assuming <content> -> <main>)

Hmm, that doesn't seem right; presumably the point of such an element 
would be to allow UAs to implement a "skip to main content" feature 
implying that there would be a single element per page. If there is no 
restriction on the number of <main> elements then it seems likely that 
it would be misused as a synonym for <article> which would destroy this 
feature. At most there should be no more than one <main> element per 
sectioning element (similar restrictions should perhaps apply to <header>).
Received on Monday, 17 August 2009 09:33:23 UTC

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