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Re: Fwd: Re: Check existence of class names

From: Philip Taylor (Webmaster, Ret'd) <P.Taylor@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 19:22:07 +0100
Message-ID: <4C6C24CF.5000102@Rhul.Ac.Uk>
To: Siegfried Gipp <siegfried@rorkvell.de>
CC: Dag-Erling Smørgrav <des@des.no>, www-validator@w3.org
But do you not see the difference in the two syntaces,
Siegfried ?  You have

	class="<dc:subject>

I have

	class="dc:subject"

Does the former not look odd to you ?

Philip Taylor
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Siegfried Gipp wrote:

 >>> what is strange about that?
 >>
 >> The syntax.  Maybe :
 >>
 >>       <span class="dc:subject">Discussion about non-existent classes</span>
 >>
 >> Philip Taylor
 >>
 > Well, the only "strange" part of the syntax here is the usage of a
 > namespace in a class name. But that's not that strange. Just have a look
 > at the w3c ARIA docs and f.ex. http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml-role/ (the
 > role attribute module). So using a namespace prefix in a class name is
 > possible. But it is only useful in xml (xhtml) documents, since
 > namespaces are not usable in html.
 >
 > That's all.
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