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Re: What is a "state"?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2007 00:03:51 +0000 (UTC)
To: Henrik Dvergsdal <henrik.dvergsdal@hibo.no>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0706130003280.20662@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Wed, 13 Jun 2007, Henrik Dvergsdal wrote:
> On 13 Jun 2007, at 01:49, Ian Hickson wrote:
> 
> > > For instance, that an attribute has the true state as a missing 
> > > value state, does not mean it defaults to "true".
> > 
> > What do you understand by "default" then? To me that's exactly what it 
> > means...
> 
> Ok, let me put this another way: If there is an attribute for which the 
> set {"on", "true", "yes"} and missing value maps to the true state. 
> Would you say it defaults to "on"?

The default is a state. The attribute would default to the true state.

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