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Re: area element does not takes name attribute

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2001 09:49:36 -0500
Message-ID: <3A703D00.149F81AA@w3.org>
To: Paul Arzul <patricka@exinet.co.za>
CC: www-html-editor@w3.org
Paul Arzul wrote:
> 
> having read the html 4 errata[1],

I apologize, but the HTML 4 errata is sorely out of date.
That's my fault.

> i'm still led to believe
> that the html 4.01 specification gives "area"[2] as taking
> the "name" attribute (under _Attributes defined elsewhere_).
> 
> that section appears to have merged "map" and
> "area" attributes, or am i misreading?

I think you are right: the "elsewhere" section may
combine both elements. I'll add this to the errata.


 - Ian
 
> the index of html 4 attributes[3], correctly omits "area" as
> taking the "name" attribute, while my validator[4] concurs.
> 
> can you clarify?
> tia,
> 
> - p
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/html4-updates/errata
> [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/struct/objects.html#edef-AREA
> [3] http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/index/attributes.html
> [4] http://www.jclark.com/sp/

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