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Re: 'role' should be property

From: Patrick H. Lauke <redux@splintered.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 25 May 2007 15:08:14 +0100
Message-ID: <20070525150814.v0hbgvy6m2isgc0c@www.splintered.co.uk>
To: public-html@w3.org

Quoting Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>:

>
> Mark Birbeck wrote:
>> The proposal you link to is very odd. :) The authors use @role in
>> other situations, such as XHTML, but for some reason not in HTML. I
>> think it might be caused by a problem with the W3C validator, which I
>> believe was incorrectly flagging documents with extra attributes as
>> being invalid (HTML says that extra attributes should just be
>> ignored). This probably led them to try to find another solution, but
>> ...
>
> Does it really say that? Pointer?

Tellingly enough, it says so in a section titled "Notes on invalid  
documents", which defines error-handling of...*invalid* documents.

http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/appendix/notes.html#notes-invalid-docs

Unless I'm missing something,

P
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