Re: Change Proposals toward Issue-9: "how accessibility works for <video> is unclear"

On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 9:16 PM, Anne van Kesteren <> wrote:
> On Mon, 12 Apr 2010 08:21:33 +0200, Silvia Pfeiffer
> <> wrote:
>> What other markup are you referring to that is already using @name?
>> @name is not a global attribute like @id or @title (see
>> It has a different meaning with every element. So, it is perfectly
>> fine to use it here IMO.
> Elements using name="" are found using getElementsByName() which does not
> look at whether name is used on an element where it is allowed or not.

Interesting, hmm. Does that mean it's a reserved attribute for some reason?

I don't actually mind what we call the attribute - I thought there
were reasons for calling it @name and not @title, but if @title is
indeed more appropriate, I'm happy to be convinced.


Received on Monday, 12 April 2010 14:08:38 UTC