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Re: name="" deprecated in XHTML

From: Johannes Koch <koch@w3development.de>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2008 16:18:35 +0200
Message-ID: <486253BB.1050805@w3development.de>
To: www-html@w3.org

Hi Sebastian

Sebastian Mendel schrieb:

> i used to use name="" to group equal elements, or in other words, same 
> element placed more than once on a page
> 
> e.g. a footnote <sup name="footnote_1">1</sup>

AFAIR, the sup element never had a name attribute...

> (and than i used the name to attach a mouse hover event to it which 
> displayed the content from the bottom in a bubble hint)
> 
> but this is now deprecated

... So it cannot be deprecated now. However, the use of name for a, 
applet, form, frame, iframe, img, and map is deprecated in XHTML 1.0 
(see <http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/#h-4.10>).

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