Changes to Mallard
This is a draft specification. It is likely that changes will still be made before the final specification.
Changes in Mallard 1.2
Changes in Mallard 1.1
The new hi inline element can be used to highlight runs of text, such as added or changed code in successive code examples. The recommended ins and del style hints can be used for inserted and deleted text in a diff. See and .
The mime attribute has been deprecated on the block code, block screen, inline code, and inline cmd elements. It has been replaced by the simpler type attribute, which takes a space-separated list of tokens. See and .
The new keywords informational element can be used to add keywords to inform search engines. See and .
The new th element can be used alongside td elements to indicate header cells, just like in HTML. See and .
The id attribute on section elements is now optional. See .
The new div element is a generic block container element without semantics, allowing simple formal paragraphs, easier content reuse, and better behavior for extensions. See and .
Formal block elements, including lists and tables, may now contain an optional info element to provide metadata such as attributions, licensing information, and additional titles for extensions. See and .
Informational link elements may now point to external resources using an href attribute and provide a title and other metadata as child content. Support for external informational links depends on . See and .
The links element accepts a role attribute, allowing you to specify a link title role to try before using the standard link title role for the particular type of links element. See .