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Re: Naming of <header>

From: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2009 02:06:02 +0100
Message-ID: <55687cf80903271806j410f1496y7629124910dfefd3@mail.gmail.com>
To: Philip Taylor <pjt47@cam.ac.uk>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
hi philip,
can you provide some urls for this data?

regards
steve

2009/3/28 Philip Taylor <pjt47@cam.ac.uk>:
> Steven Faulkner wrote:
>>
>> hey anne,
>> the google data gives no indication of the number of uses of a
>> particular class name on a web page, if for example the class name
>> "header" was in the main only used once, then it effectively the same
>> as the other data, so if the google data is being used as
>> justification for the way the header is currently specced it does not
>> provide adequate evidence.
>>
>> is there data available that shows  'header' is used as a class name
>> in the majority or even often more than once in web pages
>
> Looking at pages listed on dmoz.org a few months ago, using case-insensitive
> matching:
>
> Total number of pages: 127086
>
> Pages with any class="header": 3279
>
> Pages with 1 class="header": 2351
> Pages with 2 class="header": 322
> Pages with 3 class="header": 168
> Pages with 4 class="header": 89
> Pages with 5 class="header": 87
> Pages with 6..10 class="header": 169
> Pages with > 10 class="header": 93
>
>> same goes for 'footer'
>
> Pages with any class="footer": 6765
>
> Pages with 1 class="footer": 4471
> Pages with 2 class="footer": 843
> Pages with 3 class="footer": 427
> Pages with 4 class="footer": 256
> Pages with 5 class="footer": 125
> Pages with 6..10 class="footer": 405
> Pages with > 10 class="footer": 238
>
>> regards
>> steve
>
> --
> Philip Taylor
> pjt47@cam.ac.uk
>



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