Re: Elements used to scope <address>

On Wed, 2 Sep 2009, Chris Cressman wrote:
> The <address> element begins with a definition:
> "The address element represents the contact information for its nearest 
> article or body element ancestor."
> And ends with a note:
> "Contact information for one sectioning content element, e.g. an aside 
> element, does not apply to its ancestor elements, e.g. the page's body."
> The definition of <address> specifies that <article> and <body> are to 
> scope address, but the note seems to imply that <aside>, <section>, and 
> <nav> may also be used to scope <address>. I think this needs to be 
> clarified.
> <address> should either be redefined to allow it to be scoped by all 
> sectioning content, or the note that mentions sectioning content should 
> be removed.

I've removed the note. It was a vestigial note from an earlier definition.

Ian Hickson

Received on Sunday, 4 October 2009 11:37:14 UTC