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Re: HTML is a declarative mark-up language

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2009 20:27:43 +0000 (UTC)
To: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0901292025580.952@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Thu, 29 Jan 2009, Jirka Kosek wrote:
> 
> Just small side note. I think it would help if each element will contain 
> not only list of "Element-specific attributes" but also list or link to 
> global attributes available on all elements. The current editorial style 
> prevents using spec as a reference guide -- and in fact that way Roy 
> will quickly find that name attribute is not present on <a> in HTML5.

Yeah, that's true. Note that there is a section at the bottom of the spec 
called "Index" which remains to be written. I haven't done it yet because 
the language itself is still under flux, but I expect to write a script to 
autogenerate that section sometime this year.

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