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[whatwg] WA1: <base> and href

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2005 14:46:06 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0507181441330.11074@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Mon, 18 Jul 2005, fantasai wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > On Mon, 18 Jul 2005, fantasai wrote:
> > 
> > > In HTML 4, the 'href' attribute of the <base> element is #REQUIRED.
> > > Is there a reason why in HTML 5 it is not required?
> > 
> > What's the point in making it required?
> 
> What's the point in making the <img> element's 'src' attribute required?

I don't know, I haven't finished that section yet. I expect to change that 
section eventually to say something like "src is required if alt is 
present" and "alt is required if src is present", or some such, but I 
haven't thought about it yet.

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