[whatwg] Extracted content element.

Lachlan Hunt lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au
Sun Jan 18 14:42:12 PST 2009

Jamie Rumbelow wrote:
> Is there a need for a tag in HTML5 to specify extracted content 
> semantically, such as the first few paragraphs of a blog post. The 
> <extract> tag could optionally contain a href attribute to the full 
> version of the content.

This is a clear example of presenting a solution and asking if there is 
a problem for it to solve.  Generally it is better to begin by outlining 
the problems and use cases that you believe aren't adequately addressed, 
which makes it a lot easier to determine whether or not existing markup 
is suitable, develop an appropriate solution if needed, or determine 
that it's not worth addressing.

Lachlan Hunt - Opera Software

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