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Re: [RDFa] ISSUE-42: @src, following up, proposal to resolve

From: Shane McCarron <shane@aptest.com>
Date: Mon, 09 Jul 2007 11:55:35 -0500
Message-ID: <46926887.8050803@aptest.com>
To: Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>
CC: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, RDFa <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>, SWD WG <public-swd-wg@w3.org>

Ben Adida wrote:
> Ivan Herman wrote:
>> Isn't this related to the issue raised by Ben in
>> http://www.w3.org/mid/46900890.3030500@adida.net
> It is somewhat related, but this is about the @src attribute, since IMG
> doesn't uses that instead of @href. Yes, in a way, the @src attribute
> functions much like @href.

In XHTML 2 we treat @src as meaning "embed the associated resource here 
in the document if it is available and the client can process it" much 
as with the object element.  @href, on the other hand, means "link to 
the resource at the other end of this URI if the user requests it".  
More or less, anyway.  IMHO those attributes mean something very similar 
in XHTML 1 / HTML 4; their scope is just limited to a smaller collection 
of elements.

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Received on Monday, 9 July 2007 16:56:03 UTC

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