[whatwg] Is <main> now an official HTML5 element?
Aurelio De Rosa
aurelioderosa at gmail.com
Wed Feb 13 16:31:36 PST 2013
I think this should answer your question:
2013/2/14 Ian Yang <ian at invigoreight.com>
> Hi Steve,
> Thanks. And sorry, but til now I still don't understand the differences
> between whatwg and html wg. Could you please explain?
> On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 12:59 AM, Steve Faulkner
> <faulkner.steve at gmail.com>wrote:
> > Hi Ian,
> > I cannot speak for whatwg, but from the W3C HTML spec side the main
> > is in the HTML 5.1 spec and has been implemented in browsers and so will
> > added to HTML5 spec at some point as it likely meets the CR exit
> > as for it being a sectioning element, there is currently an open bug on
> > that, which we be dealt with.
> > If you want to discuss the specification of the main element in HTML 5.1
> > specification feel free mail the html wg list. If you want to discuss
> > definition as per the whatwg spec this is the place, although I will
> > obviously follow ant discussions with interest
> > regards
> > SteveF
> > Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2013 18:31:32 +0800
> > > From: Ian Yang <ian at invigoreight.com>
> > > To: whatwg <whatwg at whatwg.org>
> > > Subject: [whatwg] Is <main> now an official HTML5 element?
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> > Hi editors and all other folks,
> > I saw the SitePoint article "Introducing the New HTML5 <main>
> > Element<http://www.sitepoint.com/html5-main-element/>"
> > yesterday. Does that mean <main> element has been approved by all editors
> > of the working group?
> > However, in spec, it still says that <main> element is not a sectioning
> > element. That means, in document outline, main content will form another
> > tree structure instead of appearing under the original website tree
> > structure. Can we have somebody advise on this? Is there a special
> > consideration to not making <main> a sectioning element?
> > Sincerely,
> > Ian Yan
Aurelio De Rosa
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