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ISSUE-95 (hidden): Remove/Discard the Hidden Attribute [HTML 5 spec]

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Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2010 15:36:56 +0000 (GMT)
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ISSUE-95 (hidden): Remove/Discard the Hidden Attribute [HTML 5 spec]


Raised by: Shelley Powers
On product: HTML 5 spec

Remove section 7.1 which describes a hidden boolean attribute. 

The ability to hide or display elements is adequately covered with CSS, via
both the visible and the display properties. The aria-hidden attribute can more properly manage accessibility. The hidden attribute is completely redundant.
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