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Re: HEADERS, FOR whom - any ID?

From: Philip Taylor <philip@zaynar.demon.co.uk>
Date: Sat, 04 Aug 2007 23:02:32 +0100
Message-ID: <46B4F778.8020709@zaynar.demon.co.uk>
To: public-html@w3.org
CC: "Ben 'Cerbera' Millard" <cerbera@projectcerbera.com>

Ben 'Cerbera' Millard wrote:
> Lachlan Hunt wrote:
>> These are some additional reasons for including for="" that do not apply 
>> to headers="".
>>
>> [...]
>> * It is very widely used in reality.
> 
> Do you have research to back up the third point?

http://canvex.lazyilluminati.com/survey/2007-07-17/analyse.cgi/attr/for
http://canvex.lazyilluminati.com/survey/2007-07-17/analyse.cgi/attr/headers

 From looking at about eight thousand pages (details on the index page), 
label@for was found on 260 pages (3.4%), and td@headers on 4 (of which 3 
were from the same site).

(There's also some '<script FOR=navButton ...>', '<script ... 
for="window" ...>', '<META NAME=description CONTENT=Comprehensive online 
investor information resource for tracking UK stock market ...', etc. 
script@for (along with script@event and table@datapagesize) is actually 
allowed by the HTML4 DTDs (and the validator), but with the comment 
"reserved for possible future use".)

-- 
Philip Taylor
philip@zaynar.demon.co.uk
Received on Saturday, 4 August 2007 22:02:50 GMT

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