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[whatwg] Significant inline content vs. attributes and sectional elements

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2007 04:55:24 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0712110454510.7107@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Fri, 10 Mar 2006, Billy Wong wrote:
> >
> >  * It should be possible to have a group of pages that have a similar
> >    structure, with elements annotated as necessary. For example, a menu
> >    list could be the same on each page, but with the currently loaded
> >    page simply not having the "href" attribute on its link, or some such.
> 
> Rather than having a link with no "href" attribute, the same structure 
> can also be achieved by having a link with an empty "href" attribute.

Unfortunately that causes the element to actually show a link, which would 
be a bad UI in this particular case.

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