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[whatwg] [html5] tags, elements and generated DOM

From: Jim Ley <jim.ley@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2005 22:50:18 +0100
Message-ID: <851c8d31050406145017ec4373@mail.gmail.com>
On Apr 6, 2005 10:05 PM, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen at iki.fi> wrote:
> On Apr 6, 2005, at 15:10, Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> > XHTML variants of HTML 5 must be a conformant XML document instead,
> > though I noticed that is not the case with square brackets in ID
> > attributes in section 3.7.2 of WF2
> 
> That's not a problem if you don't claim they are ID attributes but
> attributes that happen to be named id.

Which would mean we also have to start redfining DOM, so
document.getElementById(...) is defined to work against things that
happen to be named id and not just things that are ID's.

Is it really worth going down this road?

Jim.
Received on Wednesday, 6 April 2005 14:50:18 UTC

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