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Re: HTML5 feedback from prominent designers

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Sep 2009 08:01:27 -0500
Message-ID: <dd0fbad0909030601o183578det54e636c7cb35551f@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: public-html@w3.org
On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 6:49 PM, Jonas Sicking<jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 8:13 PM, Tab Atkins Jr.<jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>> In this case we're okay, since it's only by reading the spec that I
>> came to the wrong conclusion.  ^_^  I, and many other people,
>> immediately assume that <aside> *is* appropriate for sidebars when we
>> see its name.  I just want to make sure that reading the spec doesn't
>> disabuse anyone of that correct notion, like it obviously has.
> But that still means that people miss the fact that you can use
> <aside> to mark up footnotes and other types of in-flow asides.

Do we have any evidence that people are missing this fact, though?

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