[whatwg] article/section/details naming/definition problems

Bruce Lawson brucel at opera.com
Wed Sep 23 06:56:24 PDT 2009

On Wed, 23 Sep 2009 13:55:50 +0100, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

>> A widget.
>> Although the spec specifically mentions widgets that can be reused, I  
>> haven't
>> been able to find any use cases of this yet. I don't that <article> is  
>> an
>> element name that readily springs to mind for developers publishing  
>> widgets.
> The widgets on iGoogle are an example.


>> * The use case of marking up application widgets with <article>
>> stretches the definition and makes it hard to come up with a good
>> criteria for <article>.
> I think it's the same concept -- a self-contained blob of reusable
> content.

Oops. I'd just said on html5 doctor that I would mark those up with  

Each widget might be re-usable, but is it (coining new word:) syndicatable?

Are re-usable and syndicatable synonymous?


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