[whatwg] Footer inside header

Andrés Sanhueza peroyomaslists at gmail.com
Thu Apr 26 19:41:58 PDT 2012

2012/4/26 Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis at googlemail.com>:
> On Apr 26, 2012 5:39 PM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage at gmail.com> wrote:
>> according to the definition of
>> <footer>, it appears that authorship information is most appropriate
>> to put there.  But sometimes the byline is placed inside the "header"
>> area, which is reasonably marked up with a <header>.
> Isn't that use case addressed by <address>?

No. <address> is much narrower and indicated in the spec as such.
Bylines can also contain the date or, in blog post, links to tags.

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