[webkit-dev] Adding <main> element to WebCore

Maciej Stachowiak mjs at apple.com
Thu Jan 17 17:33:26 PST 2013

Does anyone still object in light of these updates, particularly Mozilla's support for the feature?


On Jan 17, 2013, at 5:20 PM, James Craig <jcraig at apple.com> wrote:

> IMO, the following represents enough evidence to land the patch as soon as the last layout test failure is resolved.
> https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=103172
> 1. Sam Ruby, as Chair declared this passing the HTML WG vote, "With no objections and ample support, this resolution passes."
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2012Nov/0232.html
> 2. Representatives from another rendering engine vendor (Mozilla) have expressed support for this feature and a willingness to implement it.
> 	2a. David Bolter, said, "…this [main] is a good thing!"
> 	http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2012Dec/0073.html
> 	2b. Henri Sivonen: "I think we should implement it because…" (Gecko patch pending)
> 	https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=820508
> 3. And finally, <main> already landed in the HTML 5.1 spec about a week ago.
> http://www.w3.org/html/wg/drafts/html/master/grouping-content.html#the-main-element
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