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Re: Proposal: <content> element

From: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2009 11:43:22 +0100
To: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: Bruce Lawson <brucel@opera.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, W3C WAI-XTECH <wai-xtech@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1251456202.2394.63.camel@ophelia2.g5n.co.uk>
On Fri, 2009-08-28 at 10:19 +0100, Steven Faulkner wrote:
> 3. while currently role="contentinfo" does not have an authoring
> restriction like role="banner", i believe this is an oversight, and it
> should have.

I disagree. My homepage (link in sig) uses role="contentinfo" for three
distinct elements.

1. A list of tags for the primary content of the page.
2. A table of metadata (e.g. author, created date, modified date) for
the primary content of the page.
3. A footer containing a link to the CMS software that serves the page.

I think each of these matches the ARIA definition of "metadata that
applies to the parent document".

Toby A Inkster
Received on Friday, 28 August 2009 10:52:18 UTC

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