[whatwg] WA1: <meta> attribute requirements

>> It would mean that leaving the attribute out violates a conformance
>> requirement, making the document non-conformant.
> ...the advantage of which being...?
> I don't understand the point in making this code:
>    // this element will be used later
>    var meta = document.createElement('meta');
> ...non-conformant.

Elements cannot be validated until they are inserted in the document,
because the type depends on the position in the document.
I'd say it is non-conformant to add a meta element without attributes to a

Sjoerd Visscher

Received on Monday, 18 July 2005 09:30:34 UTC