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Re: why, e.g., input/@checked="checked" ?

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2005 14:39:17 -0500
Message-ID: <424C51E5.10600@inkedblade.net>
To: "Jukka K. Korpela" <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
CC: www-html@w3.org, Robert Koberg <rob@koberg.com>, whatwg@whatwg.org

Jukka K. Korpela wrote:
> On Thu, 31 Mar 2005, fantasai wrote:
> 
> 
>>What Jukka's trying to say is, attribute minimalization in SGML -- which
>>lets you do things like
>>   <input type="checkbox" checked>
>>doesn't let you leave out the name of the attribute -- it lets you leave
>>out the *value*.
> 
> Of course, you meant just the opposite: the name can is omitted (in
> "classic" HTML), when the value is one of the declared enumerated values
> of an attribute and no other attribute has such a value that way.

Um, yes. That's what I meant. :)

~fantasai
Received on Thursday, 31 March 2005 19:39:49 GMT

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