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Re: name="" deprecated in XHTML

From: Johannes Koch <koch@w3development.de>
Date: Tue, 01 Jul 2008 09:58:10 +0200
Message-ID: <4869E392.4020903@w3development.de>
To: www-html@w3.org

Sebastian Mendel schrieb:
> Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis schrieb:
>> Only the use of NAME instead of ID has been deprecated (1 out of 4 above)
> not "the use of NAME instead of ID" but "the use of NAME" has deprecated

Why do you think that the name attribute in general was deprecated?

HTML 4 defined the name attribute for the elements a, applet, form, 
frame, iframe, img, and map. HTML 4 also introduced the id attribute. 
Both of these attributes are designed to be used as fragment identifiers.
Note that in XHTML 1.0, the name attribute of these elements is formally 
deprecated, and will be removed in a subsequent version of XHTML.

Johannes Koch
In te domine speravi; non confundar in aeternum.
                             (Te Deum, 4th cent.)
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