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Re: data-* : Custom Data Attributes

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 5 May 2011 18:56:28 +0000 (UTC)
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
cc: "Frost, Jon A." <frostjo@missouri.edu>, "www-svg@w3.org" <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1105051855010.25791@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 4 May 2011, Doug Schepers wrote:
> 
> The Parameter functionality is very different from Microdata (of which @data-*
> attributes are part).

The microdata features are unrelated to the data-* feature. The microdata 
attributes all start with "item" (itemprop, itemtype, itemscope, itemid, 
itemref).


> while @data- is just a way of adding metadata

data-*="" is just a place for storing declarative data for scripts, it's 
not really for metadata.

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