[whatwg] switch element

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Sat Apr 15 19:36:33 PDT 2006

On Sat, 15 Apr 2006, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> Is there a reason why the switch element accept any block content and 
> instead of accepting just section elements? If section is the only 
> element with the suitable DOM interface, wouldn't it make sense for the 
> content model to be zero or more section elements one of which (if 
> non-zero sections) must have the active attribute set?

<switch> hasn't really been thought through. I welcome suggestions for 
whether we should keep it and/or how it should work (in particulra 
considering fallback behaviour). I agree that it makes sense to only allow 
<section> children.

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