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Re: ISSUE-53: mediatypereg - suggest closing on 2009-09-03

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 23:04:30 +0000 (UTC)
To: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Cc: "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0908272303360.13785@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Thu, 27 Aug 2009, Simon Pieters wrote:
> On Thu, 27 Aug 2009 21:34:46 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> 
> > > It means defining what the element represents.
> > 
> > "represents" in the HTML5 spec when used about elements and attributes is
> > a term that just refers to the media-independent rendering of those
> > features, which as far as I can tell doesn't apply to <a name>. Did you
> > have something else in mind?
> 
> "The id attribute represents its element's unique identifier (ID)."

I fixed that one when you mentioned it on IRC (there are spec gen problems 
that prevent this fix from being deployed right now).


> If "represents" doesn't make sense for <a name>, then probably it 
> doesn't make sense for id="" either. The spec uses "represents" in many 
> similar places.

Please file bugs about these, especially if the "represents" is 
hyperlinked (as it was in the case of "id").

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