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Re: Naming of <header>

From: Philip Taylor <pjt47@cam.ac.uk>
Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2009 01:18:39 +0000
Message-ID: <49CD7AEF.8080206@cam.ac.uk>
To: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
CC: public-html@w3.org
Steven Faulkner wrote:
> hi philip,
> can you provide some urls for this data?

Not sure exactly what you're looking for, but I've uploaded:

http://philip.html5.org/data/class-header-counts.txt
http://philip.html5.org/data/class-footer-counts.txt

Those are the lists of pages with class="header"/"footer", giving number 
of occurrences per page.

> 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

-- 
Philip Taylor
pjt47@cam.ac.uk
Received on Saturday, 28 March 2009 01:19:15 UTC

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