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[whatwg] [wa1] 2.4.10. The address element

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2005 12:36:46 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0503311236220.25644@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Thu, 31 Mar 2005, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>
> # The address element represents a paragraph of contact information for
> # the section it applies to.
> 
> I think HTML5 should define a method to override those semantics. For example,
> an 'applies-to' attribute could be introduced:
> 
>   <address applies-to="document">
>    ...
> 
> It could take the values:
> 
>  * document (its contents apply to the whole document)
>  * parent (its contents apply to its parent element and descendents of
>    its parent element)
>  * section (its contents only apply to its section)
> 
> An alternate way would be to make 'applies-to' or similar attribute ('for'
> could be reused) an IDREF.

What's the use case?

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