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[XHTMLMod] global attributes

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 04 Aug 2006 12:29:55 -0400
To: www-html-editor@w3.org
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Dear HTML WG,

http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-xhtml-modularization-20060705/abstract_modules.html#s_commonatts  
doesn't list the dir="" attribute anymore which was part of HTML4. I  
suggest changing the Core attribute collection to include at least the  
following attributes and let it apply to every element for consistency  
with DOM Level 2 HTML:

  * id="";
  * title="";
  * class="";
  * dir="";
  * xml:lang="".

It really doesn't make sense to have these attribute available through the  
DOM (and when you set them they change the content attribute as well) on  
each element and not from the markup.

Especially the omission of the dir="" attribute seems weird. Was there any  
reason for that?

Regards,


-- 
Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
<http://www.opera.com/>
Received on Friday, 4 August 2006 16:30:20 GMT

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