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Re: ISSUE-53: mediatypereg - suggest closing on 2009-09-03

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 21:54:51 +0200
To: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uzb6xp18idj3kv@simon-pieterss-macbook.local>
On Thu, 27 Aug 2009 21:34:46 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:

>> It means defining what the element represents.
> "represents" in the HTML5 spec when used about elements and attributes is
> a term that just refers to the media-independent rendering of those
> features, which as far as I can tell doesn't apply to <a name>. Did you
> have something else in mind?

"The id attribute represents its element's unique identifier (ID)."

If "represents" doesn't make sense for <a name>, then probably it doesn't  
make sense for id="" either. The spec uses "represents" in many similar  

Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Thursday, 27 August 2009 19:55:37 UTC

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