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[whatwg] validate attribute in <A>

From: Jon Barnett <jonbarnett@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2007 17:43:58 -0600
Message-ID: <bde87dd20711051543x64efa46ck99e81963efe0e899@mail.gmail.com>
On 11/5/07, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

>
> Philip brought up a good point on IRC which is that hashing the entity
> doesn't protect against changes to the headers (and hashing the headers
> isn't workable since they change).
>
> I'm not sure it's worth it.
>
> Those are good use cases, though.
>

If it were to be crammed into HTML, it would be nice if it were done like this:
<a href="..." type="application/octet-stream; md5=xxx">

That may not work, though, if it steps on RFC1864's toes.

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Jon Barnett
Received on Monday, 5 November 2007 15:43:58 GMT

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