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Re: [html5] Multiple IDs for an element?

From: Jens Meiert <jens.meiert@erde3.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2007 17:58:02 +0200
Message-ID: <20070724155802.257730@gmx.net>
To: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>, public-html@w3.org

> > Ad hoc, I see that change as an advantage concerning general  
> > understanding of "uniqueness" as well as an improvement when it
> > comes to consistency. On the other hand, it likely imposes more or 
> > less severe compatibility problems.
> Indeed:  
> http://software.hixie.ch/utilities/js/live-dom-viewer/?%3C%21DOCTYPE%20html%3E%0D%0A%3Cdiv%20id%3D%22foo%20bar%22%3ETEST%3C/div%3E%0D%0A%3Cscript%3E%20w%28document.getElementById%28%22foo%20bar%22%29.tagName%29%20%3C/script%3E

Admittedly, there are suggestions of more value for HTML 5, right. However, I expected just a little more feedback concerning history and WG assessment.

Jens Meiert

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