[whatwg] Giving the <body> tag a new meaning.
Tab Atkins Jr.
jackalmage at gmail.com
Tue Mar 1 11:25:11 PST 2011
On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 10:54 AM, usuario <soyhobo at gmail.com> wrote:
> According to the spec:
> The body element represents the body of a document (as opposed to the
> document’s metadata).
> I think definition is a bit ambiguous.
> We may think in giving it a more explicit meaning, and freeing it for
> semantic availability (just an example):
> <!DOCTYPE html>
> <head> <!--<metadata>, <system>, <config> -->
> <markup> <!-- <window>, <render>, <main>, <app>, <structure> -->
I don't understand what problem you're trying to solve, nor what your
Are you proposing to rename <body>? If so, there are significant
legacy constraints preventing that (namely, a lot of code depends on a
missing <body> tag being inferred).
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