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[whatwg] Attribute for holding private data for scripting

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2007 09:54:10 +0300
Message-ID: <64D7CC92-E092-4550-A0B2-7A80468AC2D8@iki.fi>
On Apr 12, 2007, at 01:45, Michael A. Puls II wrote:

> On 4/11/07, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen at iki.fi> wrote:
>> I was thinking of
>> establishing an attribute such as "script-private" where authors
>> would be free to stick anything for retrieval by scripts.
>
> What would happen with <embed script-private="something">? Would the
> data be passed to the plug-in as a script-private param or would
> script-private be reserved; causing any plug-in using script-param not
> to get the data? (A prefix could possible avoid this.)

In old browsers at least, the script-private="something" would be  
passed to the plug-in. Is it a problem?

-- 
Henri Sivonen
hsivonen at iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
Received on Wednesday, 11 April 2007 23:54:10 UTC

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