I am not impressed.
While there are some handy new elements such as nav (for navigation menus), video and canvas, it also includes some elements which have no contextual meaning at all, and have been deprecated since HTML 4.
What’s doubly confusing about this is that there is no clear contextual difference between the new definitions of
<b>, and the new element m.
<m> is defined as a span which is “highlighted”. That is not a job for HTML. It is a CSS issue! This can already be handled through
<span class="highlight">code such as this</span>.
And where are the handy new form elements? I had been looking forward to at least a