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Re: ID Attribute

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2009 03:28:38 +0000 (UTC)
To: Chris Ward <hostmaster@wirefire.com>
Cc: public-html-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0903130327240.2690@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Thu, 12 Mar 2009, Chris Ward wrote:
>
> Will, or can, we see a change with the "ID" attribute. 
>  
> IMHO the "ID" attribute should be able to identify any element within an
> HTML document/DOM. 
>  
> However, there is 1 element and possibly others that do not use the "ID"
> element such as: 
>  
> <script>
> 
> I, myself, find it disturbing that I cannot give some sort of attribute 
> to a <script> tag to make it distinguishable for removal that is W3c 
> compliant, maybe I'm missing something very simple, I don't know.

id="" is valid on <script>.

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