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[Bug 14024] New: using a class with prefix language- seems non-semantic to me and an abuse of classes. Why not use the data-* attribute? (data-language="")

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Date: Sun, 04 Sep 2011 11:11:41 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14024

           Summary: using a class with prefix language- seems non-semantic
                    to me and an abuse of classes. Why not use the data-*
                    attribute? (data-language="")
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
               URL: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#the
                    -code-element
        OS/Version: other
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: contributor@whatwg.org
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,
                    public-html@w3.org


Specification:
http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/text-level-semantics.html
Multipage: http://www.whatwg.org/C#the-code-element
Complete: http://www.whatwg.org/c#the-code-element

Comment:
using a class with prefix language- seems non-semantic to me and an abuse of
classes. Why not use the data-* attribute? (data-language="")

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