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[Bug 7143] New: "attributes marked with an asterisk cannot be specified on body elements" is confusing, since <body onload=""> is pretty common. Of course that's the attribute specified on a tag, but still, I'm just a simple author reading the spec for the first time :)

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Date: Sat, 25 Jul 2009 22:35:13 +0000
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-7143-2495@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=7143

           Summary: "attributes marked with an asterisk cannot be specified
                    on body elements" is confusing, since <body onload="">
                    is pretty common. Of course that's the attribute
                    specified on a tag, but still, I'm just a simple author
                    reading the spec for the first time :)
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
               URL: http://whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#global-
                    attributes
        OS/Version: other
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: HTML5 spec bugs
        AssignedTo: dave.null@w3.org
        ReportedBy: contributor@whatwg.org
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: ian@hixie.ch, mike@w3.org, public-html@w3.org


Section: http://whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#global-attributes

Comment:
"attributes marked with an asterisk cannot be specified on body elements" is
confusing, since <body onload=""> is pretty common. Of course that's the
attribute specified on a tag, but still, I'm just a simple author reading the
spec for the first time :)

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