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3979[Authors] Remove the word 'independent' from the definition of <article> to avoid quite so much confusion.2009-09-23 08:43
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   <p>The <code>article</code> element <span>represents</span> a
-  component of a page that consists of a self-contained composition
-  that forms an independent part of a document, page, application, or
-  site and that is intended to be independently distributable or
-  reusable, e.g. in syndication. This could be a forum post, a
-  magazine or newspaper article, a Web log entry, a user-submitted
-  comment, an interactive widget or gadget, or any other independent
-  item of content.</p>
+  component of a page that consists of a self-contained composition in
+  a document, page, application, or site and that is intended to be
+  independently distributable or reusable, e.g. in syndication. This
+  could be a forum post, a magazine or newspaper article, a Web log
+  entry, a user-submitted comment, an interactive widget or gadget, or
+  any other independent item of content.</p>
 
   <p>When <code>article</code> elements are nested, the inner
   <code>article</code> elements represent articles that are in

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