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Re: <font color="blue"> (was ISSUE-32)

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 08 Jun 2009 15:18:46 +0200
To: "Sam Ruby" <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Cc: "Web Archive" <www-archive@w3.org>
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On Mon, 08 Jun 2009 15:10:31 +0200, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>  
wrote:
> Meanwhile, there exists a proposal to make summary attribute conforming.
> Not mandatory or anything, simply optional:
>
>    http://esw.w3.org/topic/HTML/SummaryForTABLE/SummarySpecification
>
> Looking at "version a" in that proposal, the only operational
> requirement I see on existing browsers is contained on the last line:
>
>    The summary DOM attribute must reflect the summary content attribute.
>
> As far as I can tell, that particular requirement is both redundant and
> not in dispute.  I say redundant in that HTML5 specifies that all
> unrecognized attributes, "vestigial" or otherwise, are to be placed in
> the DOM.  And I know of no existing browsers or plans to do otherwise.

I think you misunderstand DOM attributes. Having said that, I doubt any  
browser does not support the summary DOM attribute.


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Anne van Kesteren
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Received on Monday, 8 June 2009 13:19:37 GMT

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