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Re: Applicable elements for predefined classnames

From: Maurice Carey <maurice@thymeonline.com>
Date: Thu, 10 May 2007 09:19:25 -0400
To: HTML Working Group <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C268941D.27A1%maurice@thymeonline.com>

On 5/9/07 11:33 PM, "Matthew Raymond" <mattraymond@earthlink.net> wrote:

>> But HTML 5 spec will have to include a big red
>> shinny warn about misuse of role (and some other property), and will
>> also have to be very clear about the way it's used and the way to add
>> a role value to the spec.
> 
>    This assumes that web authors will even read the HTML5 spec.
> Considering how few have read the spec for HTML 4.01, that's hardly a given.


It's easier to get people to use the validators than to read the specs. The
warnings there should be as clear as possible. Possibly with links to faq's
that we'll eventually write specifically for the new errors that will become
quite common for inexperienced users.


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