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Re: [whatwg] "content" element, which we need in our documents (Ian Yang)

From: Aaron Gustafson <aaron@easy-designs.net>
Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2012 04:31:59 -0400
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2012/6/29 (x-apple-data-detectors://8) Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com (mailto:faulkner.steve@gmail.com)>
>  
> ARIA fills the gap in HTML with role="main"
> http://www.w3.org/TR/wai-aria/roles#main
>  
> I agree that an explicit element would be nice, but the powers that be have
> rejected the idea.
>  
> --
> with regards
>  
> Steve Faulkner
> Technical Director - TPG
>  


I’m with Steve here. With so much parity between ARIA and HTML5 with regard to landmarks, it would be nice if we could simplify things with a content/primary/main element.

Cheers,

Aaron

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