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[whatwg] 'Main Part of the Content' Idiom

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Jun 2010 09:43:55 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTikBfbFKdr8HX7x43TSnqy0IY1Ebjl5YK1jdFXSb@mail.gmail.com>
On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 9:39 AM, Daniel Persson
<danielperssondeluxe at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am not advocating ad-tags. The idea of globally structuring content on the web is very appealing, it would make it easier for a lot of things and a lot of people. Let's do it!
> ...but I can't see it happening where <body> would be main content + ads + anything there is not a sensible tag for + anything a lazy/stressed/unconscious author didn't tag otherwise. Let's just have a main content tag or a strong main content strategy.

Authors can either use <aside> to mark up all the irrelevant stuff on
their page that isn't main content, or they can wrap the main content
in an <article> (not ideal, but workable).

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