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[Bug 12240] New: "The values 'true' and 'false' are not allowed on boolean attributes." - this also implies that "false" is not a valid attribute name, since ... false="false" ... (meaning the "false" property is 'true') would not be permitted in XML serialization

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Date: Fri, 04 Mar 2011 16:48:36 +0000
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-12240-2495@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12240

           Summary: "The values 'true' and 'false' are not allowed on
                    boolean attributes." - this also implies that "false"
                    is not a valid attribute name, since ... false="false"
                    ... (meaning the "false" property is 'true') would not
                    be permitted in XML serialization
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
               URL: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#boo
                    lean-attributes
        OS/Version: other
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: contributor@whatwg.org
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,
                    public-html@w3.org


Specification:
http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/common-microsyntaxes.html
Section: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#boolean-attributes

Comment:
"The values 'true' and 'false' are not allowed on boolean attributes." - this
also implies that "false" is not a valid attribute name, since ...
false="false" ... (meaning the "false" property is 'true') would not be
permitted in XML serialization

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