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Re: Note on terminology: Attribute types

From: Timmy Jose <zoltan.jose@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2007 17:12:26 +0530
Message-ID: <c567fd8c0706120442u3c082abas5e0381e56be50ba7@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Henrik Dvergsdal" <henrik.dvergsdal@hibo.no>
Cc: "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
I agree with Henrik on this point. We must settle on an unambiguous term for
the concept. "element attribute" sounds fine.
Btw, refreshing to see such a nice, to the point and unambiguous mail in
this forum. A very rare feat indeed!


Timmy Jose.

On 6/12/07, Henrik Dvergsdal <henrik.dvergsdal@hibo.no> wrote:
> I think we will gain precision by using consistent, spec-wide
> terminology to distinguish between DOM attributes and attributes
> defined on elements (reflected by the DOM Attr interface). The spec
> uses (at least) three different terms for the latter:
> "attribute"
> "content attribute"
> "element attribute"
> IMO "element attribute" is the most unambiguous and descriptive
> alternative. At least, simply using "attribute" should be avoided.
> --
> Henrik D

Sanity check failed. Hence the victory.
Received on Tuesday, 12 June 2007 11:42:30 UTC

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