[whatwg] <comment> element in HTML5 Spec?

Tab Atkins Jr. jackalmage at gmail.com
Mon Dec 13 12:33:57 PST 2010

On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 12:06 PM, Ashley Sheridan
<ash at ashleysheridan.co.uk> wrote:
> Would <aside> be more contextually accurate in the case of user-generated comments? I was of the understanding that <aside> elements were content that was related to the main <article> but not necessarily part of it.

The opposite, actually.  <aside> indicates things that are *un*related
to the main content, or only tangentially related.  That's why it's
appropriate for things like sidebars on a blog, or pull-quotes in an


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