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Re: simple shorthand syntax proposal

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Thu, 05 Feb 2009 15:15:14 +0100
Message-ID: <498AF472.3000404@lachy.id.au>
Cc: public-html@w3.org

HÃ¥kon Wium Lie wrote:
> I write tags by hand and often find myself typing:
> 
>   <p.abstract>
> 
> or something similar. That is, I use the selector syntax in start
> tags instead of the more correct:
> 
>   <p class="abstract">
> 
> Likewise, I could see myself writing:
> 
>   <p#foo>
> 
> instead of:
> 
>   <p id="foo">

So as to avoid needlessly repeating previous arguments on the matter, I 
suggest people review this thread on the whatwg list discussing a 
similar proposal from November/December 2006.

http://lists.whatwg.org/pipermail/whatwg-whatwg.org/2006-November/008151.html

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Lachlan Hunt - Opera Software
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