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[Bug 12880] I think the boolean attributes are generally a bad idea in HTML5 given that the intended bare syntax can't be represented in the XML syntax, and that you're effectively encouraging people to break XML compatibility for no good reason. So I'm not happy to

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Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3cbug@gmail.com> changed:

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--- Comment #2 from Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3cbug@gmail.com> 2011-06-03 22:22:55 UTC ---
<foo bar> in the HTML syntax is the same as <foo bar=""> in the HTML or XHTML
syntaxes.  Authors who want XML compatibility should just use the latter,
slightly longer variant.  Given that, do you still have any problem with the
spec if it stands?

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