W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > whatwg@whatwg.org > January 2009

[whatwg] Extracted content element.

From: Eduard Pascual <herenvardo@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 18 Jan 2009 22:54:42 +0000
Message-ID: <6ea53250901181454q401780e4jaf534146999e46ac@mail.gmail.com>
On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 9:40 PM, Jamie Rumbelow <jamie at jamierumbelow.net> wrote:
> Is there a need for a tag in HTML5 to specify extracted content
> semantically, such as the first few paragraphs of a blog post. The <extract>
> tag could optionally contain a href attribute to the full version of the
> content.
> Just a quick idea, and I wanted some community thought on it.

For the use-case you suggest (an extract from a blog), it seems that
<cite> (containing the title of the post, linked to the blog) and
<blockquote> would be a perfect match; maybe adding a class="extract"
to the <blockquote> element for better accuracy.

Eduard Pascual
Received on Sunday, 18 January 2009 14:54:42 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Wednesday, 22 January 2020 16:59:09 UTC