[whatwg] use of article to markup comments

Silvia Pfeiffer silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 17 15:39:58 PST 2013

On Mon, Feb 18, 2013 at 12:19 AM, Nils Dagsson Moskopp <
nils at dieweltistgarnichtso.net> wrote:

> "Bruce Lawson" <brucel at opera.com> schrieb am Sat, 26 Jan 2013 13:30:18
> -0000:
> > In short, why should the spec suggest any specific method of marking
> > up comments?
> As someone who is interested in semantics and tired of scraping
> content and applying scrappy heuristics: If it is clear that an
> <article> within an <article> represents a comments one can easily:

<article> in <article> could be a comment. Or it could be something else
entirely. Your heuristic may work in many cases, but certainly not in all.
If we really wanted to be sure where to find the semantic concept of a
comment, we should introduce a meaningful element for it such as <comment>.


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