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[whatwg] why, e.g., input/@checked="checked" ?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 5 Jun 2007 06:38:40 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0706050633180.23576@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Sat, 23 Apr 2005, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> On Mar 31, 2005, at 12:32, fantasai wrote:
> > 
> > So, for example, I could use attribute minimalization to shorten the 
> > 'type="checkbox"' part like so:
> >
> >   <input checkbox checked>
> 
> What should text/html flavor HTML5 conformance checkers allow? The 
> tendency has been towards browser reality as opposed the allowing all 
> SGMLisms.

Has the spec made this clear enough? (Should it be changed?)

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