[html5] <article> for ecommerce product?

Bruce Lawson brucel at opera.com
Wed Jul 20 04:00:26 PDT 2011

On Wed, 20 Jul 2011 11:54:22 +0100, Jukka K. Korpela  
<jukka.k.korpela at kolumbus.fi> wrote:

> 20.07.2011 12:26, Bruce Lawson wrote:
>> I'm not a clever spec-writery person, but I did an HTML5 Doctor
>> simplequiz about how to mark up products
>> http://html5doctor.com/html5-simplequiz-1/
> Somehow, the statement "please DON’T USE ANGLE BRACKETS in your  
> comments" raises questions about credibility of the page. (Can't they  
> handle "<" in input??)

Yup. It's certainly true that one should judge any piece of writing on the  
abilities of a CMS the author didn't choose.

> Maybe it would be useful to add something like the following:
> An article element may also consist of product information, place  
> description, or data about a person, as long as it is understandable and  
> meaningful even when taken out of the context.

That is much clearer, I think.

Hang loose and stay groovy,

Bruce Lawson
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