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Re: kelvSYC's Thoughts on the new XHTML Draft

From: Toby A Inkster <tobyink@goddamn.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 9 May 2003 07:23:34 +0100
To: kelvSYC <kelvsyc@shaw.ca>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030509062334.GA19904@ophelia.goddamn.co.uk>
On Thu, May 08, 2003 at 09:05:37PM -0600, kelvSYC wrote:
| class Attribute:
| The definition of the class attribute seems to depend on CSS.  If this 
| is so, then why isn't this moved to being a part of CSS?

There is no requirement that the class attribute be merely a reference 
to some definition in the stylesheet. The class attribute could be used, 
for example, to identify nodes in the DOM tree by a script in a page 
that doesn't even use stylesheets.
| cite Element and Attribute:
| I think the entire citation mechanism needs to be reworked.  What if 
| someone used print (or generally non-internet) citations?  Currently, 
| the cites cannot address this.

A reference to "Death on the Nile" by Agatha Christie:

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