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Re: @role, @class, @id and copyright information

From: Bruce Boughton <bruce@bruceboughton.me.uk>
Date: Wed, 16 May 2007 17:06:52 +0100
Message-ID: <464B2C1C.6080003@bruceboughton.me.uk>
To: Olivier GENDRIN <olivier.gendrin@gmail.com>
CC: Matthew Raymond <mattraymond@earthlink.net>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>

Olivier GENDRIN wrote:
> On 5/16/07, Bruce Boughton <bruce@bruceboughton.me.uk> wrote:
>> While I agree that @id may harbour some semantics (as per the initial
>> post), I don't see how this means we need @roleid in addition to the
>> proposed @role. Role would most likely be specified in addition to @id,
>> each for their own purpose (role for semantics, @id for styling or
>> fragment linking).
> And as every values (or groups of) of role will be specified, we could
> have values that should be unique, while some other could be many
> times on the same page.

But what semantic value does "this role occurs only once on the page" 
have?  Surely the UA can tell it occurs only once by its occurrence?!

Received on Wednesday, 16 May 2007 16:07:24 UTC

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