[whatwg] <comment> and <ad> elements

Odin odin.omdal at gmail.com
Sun Sep 4 13:27:23 PDT 2011

On Sun, Sep 4, 2011 at 8:14 AM, Shaun Moss <shaun at astromultimedia.com> wrote:
> I've joined this list to put forward the argument that there should be
> elements for <comment> and <ad> included in the HTML5 spec.

We already have a comment tag. It's listed in the article-element
section of the spec. Article within article is suggested to be a


> When article elements are nested, the inner article elements represent
> articles that are in principle related to the contents of the outer article.
> For instance, a blog entry on a site that accepts user-submitted
> comments could represent the comments as article elements nested
> within the article element for the blog entry.

<ad> is no good idea exactly how Rand McRanderson explained it. You
can read it on the wiki as well:

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Odin Hørthe Omdal <odin.omdal at gmail.com>
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