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Re: Week 14/15: Staged WHATWG patches for HTML5.1

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2013 16:41:12 +1000
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2nQVQxwzHreE8dqL+xTWWrNodp1B69tz1WDEe5WFPFuOA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Cc: public-html <public-html@w3.org>
On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 4:16 PM, Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>wrote:

> hi silvia,
> * Restrict <main> from having <aside>, <footer>, <header>, or <nav>
> ancestors (7817)
> https://github.com/w3c/html/commit/92a5ab6d36b3db8b655f88d080779bfd0f8b56a3
> doesn't look like this was applied and ask that it not be applied as the
> contexts in which main can be used are already defined in html 5.1 and the
> rules are implemented the validator,

It's in nightly, so just staged for publication. This is why I do these
cherry-picks - I can always revert them. However, I have a question.
This repeating information that is defined in the <main> element. Why is
that so bad to repeat it? In my view, it makes it easier for an author to
find this information.

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