[whatwg] article/section/details naming/definition problems
ian at hixie.ch
Wed Sep 16 02:47:23 PDT 2009
On Tue, 15 Sep 2009, Jonas Sicking wrote:
> > I'd like to rename <article>, if someone can come up with a better
> > word that means "blog post, blog comment, forum post, or widget". I do
> > think there is an important difference between a subpart of a page
> > that is a potential candidate for syndication, and a subsection of a
> > page that only makes sense with the rest of the page.
> How about <section type=article> or <section article="">?
A big part of the point here is removing the need for a class attribute.
There's not much point us changing:
...if it's longer.
Thanks to everyone for the various ideas. It seems that in practice,
people use <article> and <section> reasonably well, so I'll leave it as is
Ian Hickson U+1047E )\._.,--....,'``. fL
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