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[Bug 16067] Consistent use of 'no value' attributes. The 'no value' attributes like "selected", "checked" and "required" are being used inconsistently in the examples throughout the HTML5 specifications. Where "required" is always used with no value ('required' vs 'r

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Date: Wed, 22 Feb 2012 18:29:14 +0000
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Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> changed:

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--- Comment #1 from Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> 2012-02-22 18:29:13 UTC ---
The HTML spec deliberately uses a mix of styles in its examples precisely so it
*doesn't* advocate one way or another.  That is for authoring guides,
tutorials, and other types of advocacy to do.

It seems that merging @required, @selected, and @checked together would add
more characters for no benefit.

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