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Re: Practical question: elements or attributes?

From: Maxime Lefrançois <maxime.lefrancois@inria.fr>
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2012 11:26:08 +0200 (CEST)
To: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
Cc: Multilingual Web LT Public List <public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org>
Message-ID: <235302398.217947.1335518768035.JavaMail.root@zmbs3.inria.fr>
Hi Jirka, all,

Last thing about data-*: 
"data for inline client-side scripts or server-side site-wide scripts"
"These are guaranteed to never be touched by browsers": so it is ok for exchange
I really don't understand why you say that it is not for exchange ?
for instance, impress.js use these them, see how the attributes are exchanged between the server and the client...

Ok so to sum up, 
what I wrote is right, unless:

 a) the html5 working draft is relaxed so that a list of its-* attributes is considered valid.

 b) we write an extension specification, and then the requirements of the extension specification will become an applicable modification of the conformance section of the html5 specification. So hopefully one day its-* will become conform.

 c) the html working draft is relaxed in accordance to your bug report, and thus somewhere on the web an open list would centralize all the "valid" vendor- neutral prefixes for attributes ;

Fair enough to me,

Kind regards,
Maxime Lefrançois 
Ph.D. Student, INRIA - WIMMICS Team 

----- Mail original -----
> De: "Jirka Kosek" <jirka@kosek.cz>
> À: "Pål Eivind J Nes" <pal.nes@gmail.com>
> Cc: "Arle Lommel" <arle.lommel@gmail.com>, "Multilingual Web LT Public List" <public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org>
> Envoyé: Jeudi 26 Avril 2012 18:11:15
> Objet: Re: Practical question: elements or attributes?
> On 17.4.2012 15:48, Jirka Kosek wrote:
> > We will use just its-* and create "applicable specification" in
> > terms of
> > HTML5. Meanwhile I will try to relax HTML5 definition to allow its-*
> > attributes as a default.
> Here is bug against HTML5 spec. If accepted, its-* and another similar
> vendor-neutral prefixed attribute should become valid.
> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=16869
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