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[whatwg] href on any element

From: Anne van Kesteren <fora@annevankesteren.nl>
Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2006 11:40:23 +0200
Message-ID: <op.tezmhly7aw9dld@id-c0020.oslo.opera.com>
On Mon, 28 Aug 2006 11:33:43 +0200, Lachlan Hunt  
<lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au> wrote:
>> It's arguably a very minor improvement,
>
> The only benefit I'm aware of is the convenience it provides to authors  
> for hand coding, but that benefit is negligible when you consider the  
> abilities of many authoring tools these days.

Another thing that some author seem to want is to make an entire block a  
link, including its header and footer. Currently such things are solved  
with markup similar to:

  <a href="">
   <span class="header"></span>
   <span class="text"></span>
  </a>

...


-- 
Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
<http://www.opera.com/>
Received on Monday, 28 August 2006 02:40:23 UTC

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