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[whatwg] [WF2] Web Forms 2.0: Repetition and type ID

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Sun, 03 Jul 2005 21:27:13 +1000
Message-ID: <42C7CB91.8050309@lachy.id.au>
Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Fri, 1 Jul 2005, fantasai wrote:
> 
>>I'd like to suggest that ID attributes use a different syntax than [] to 
>>mark repetition placeholders,
>>...
> 
> Ok, I allowed two other characters to be used in the place of [] as well.

In principle, that's a good idea.  But do you really expect a typical 
author to remember that they should, or even be able to, type ? and ?, 
instead of [ and ] for id attributes, considering that they don't appear 
most keyboards and they may not even have any fonts with those glyphs 
available?  Personally, I prefer Matthew's idea to use a templateid 
attribute.

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Lachlan Hunt
http://lachy.id.au/
Received on Sunday, 3 July 2005 04:27:13 UTC

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