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[whatwg] Allowed characters in attribute names

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2007 12:34:44 +0200
Message-ID: <op.ttuvn6xi64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>
On Wed, 13 Jun 2007 12:31:13 +0200, Thomas Broyer <t.broyer at gmail.com>  
wrote:
>> What if there is plugin content that uses non-ASCII characters as
>> parameters (and you didn't author it), should it be disallowed to author
>> HTML content aimed at that plugin content?
>
> You just won't be able to use it with <embed> and be forced to use
> <object>. Given that <embed> is deprecated, that's not a big deal.

<embed> is not deprecated. It's the dedicated element for plugin content.  
In fact, no element or attribute is deprecated in HTML5. They are either  
part of the language or not.


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Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
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Received on Wednesday, 13 June 2007 03:34:44 UTC

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