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Re: Detailed review of 3.12.10. The time element

From: Sander Tekelenburg <st@isoc.nl>
Date: Sun, 5 Aug 2007 02:56:43 +0200
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At 20:55 +0300 UTC, on 2007-08-04, Mihai Sucan wrote:

[...]

> 1. "The dateTime DOM attribute must reflect *the datetime content
> attribute*."
>
> I noticed this is a common error in the spec (if others agree it's an
> actual error).
>
> My experience in English tells me that's wrong, knowing what the phrase is
> supposed to mean. The datetime content attribute, sounds like the datetime
> attribute is of content - which is not logical, and confusing.
>
> I would suggest the following correction:
>
> "The dateTime DOM attribute must reflect the datetime attribute content."

FWIW, I don't understand either one's meaning. Is this about the content of
the datetime attribute? In that case: "The dateTime DOM attribute must
reflect the datetime attribute's content." or "The dateTime DOM attribute
must reflect the content of the datetime attribute.".


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Sander Tekelenburg
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