[whatwg] Extracted content element.

Eduard Pascual herenvardo at gmail.com
Sun Jan 18 14:54:42 PST 2009

On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 9:40 PM, Jamie Rumbelow <jamie at jamierumbelow.net> 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.
> Just a quick idea, and I wanted some community thought on it.

For the use-case you suggest (an extract from a blog), it seems that
<cite> (containing the title of the post, linked to the blog) and
<blockquote> would be a perfect match; maybe adding a class="extract"
to the <blockquote> element for better accuracy.

Eduard Pascual

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