[whatwg] Proposal for a widget tag

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Aug 9 15:14:56 PDT 2010

On Sun, 13 Jun 2010, Schalk Neethling wrote:
> I have watched one video after the other, and read articles just the 
> same. I know we are all unsure when to use section and when to use 
> article. But marking up something as simple as a blogroll as an article? 
> This really makes no semantic sense to me.
> Therefore I suggest the addition of the widget tag. Below is the most 
> obvious use case and makes much more sense to me. Thoughts?
> <section>
>     <widget id="blogroll">
>     </widget>
>     <widget id="search"> 
>     </widget>
> </section>

What's wrong with:

     <section id="blogroll">
     <section id="search"> 


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