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a @name [was: ISSUE-47, Markup support for bookmark and clipping support of documents]

From: Jim Jewett <jimjjewett@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Jun 2008 19:01:57 -0400
Message-ID: <fb6fbf560806051601w79408b63u6111a6a96fb4b8be@mail.gmail.com>
To: "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Cc: w3c@andrewsidwell.co.uk

Andrew Sidwell wrote:

[marking a potential bookmark target]
>  <a id=""> seems like it would do just as well ...
>  Actually, <a name=""></a> is the precedent here;

The current draft makes <a name="pointA"> non-conforming, though <a
id="PointA"> should still work.

http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#the-a

I'm not sure how much that really simplifies things, though; the name
attribute on an a element still has to be treated specially.
(example:  http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#htmlcollection)

-jJ
Received on Thursday, 5 June 2008 23:02:33 UTC

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