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[Bug 12679] In http://krijnhoetmer.nl/irc-logs/whatwg/20080707#l-26 you argued that most HTML attributes don't use hyphen, so for consistency cross-origin should be crossorigin

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Date: Mon, 23 May 2011 21:19:26 +0000
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Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> changed:

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--- Comment #2 from Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> 2011-05-23 21:19:26 UTC ---
The two old attributes that use hyphens (http-equiv and accept-charset) are a
weird legacy.  The two classes of new attributes that use hyphens (data-* and
aria-*) represent an open class of attributes, and the hyphen serves a useful
purpose of representing that the preceding string is a common prefix (already
established by CSS as a common pattern).  Many other attributes that could
potentially read better with hyphens, like formnovalidate (form-no-validate?)
are hyphenless.

For consistency, let's drop the hyphen.  I don't want to have to remember any
more exceptions to the no-hyphen rule than I'm already forced to.

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