[html5] A <ui> Tag?
nziarek at gmail.com
Thu May 13 07:11:08 PDT 2010
> From what I
> gathered the newly added tags are all still oriented towards document
You are right here, but I think this is the way it should be. HTML
documents are just structure. They don't have any notion of AJAX.
> With HTML5 being principled on
> improving our ability to create Web Apps I found it strikingly odd that in
> this age of AJAX I cannot semantically group my controls without having to
> invoke a refresh of my page every time a button is pressed.
This is the part I don't understand. When you write your web
While HTML5 will improve the ability to create apps, HTML is designed
to scale and fall back through progressive enhancement.
I think a <ui> element for semantic purposes -- telling search engines
that this information isn't part of the content of the page -- could
be useful (although I can't come up with a scenario where the new
elements won't suffice for my uses). A <ui> element used only to
change the default behavior of HTML (form submission, link navigation)
doesn't quite line up with my expectations.
Maybe I'm misunderstanding the issue?
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