On 25 Jan 2011, at 08:34, Steve Green wrote:

> You can use it, but will anyone benefit from it? Assistive technologies don't 
> support much, if any, of the new semantics. I don't know if search engines 
> and other users of programmatic access to websites are currently able to make 
> use of HTML5 markup, but I have not seen anything to indicate that they do. 
> So what exactly is the benefit?

It saves having to rewrite the site when AT, SEs, etc do have significant 
support for them.

David Dorward

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