Re: HTML5 feedback from prominent designers

On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 9:01 AM, Tab Atkins Jr.<> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 6:49 PM, Jonas Sicking<> wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 8:13 PM, Tab Atkins Jr.<> 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?

Didn't several people (you included) say that the reaction many people
had to the <aside> element was that it was for the page sidebar, like
<header> was for the page header and <footer> the page footer?

/ Jonas

Received on Friday, 4 September 2009 00:34:24 UTC