[whatwg] Allowed characters in attribute names

Deprecating the embed element would make the standard more consistent and
would make me feel better about the standard eventually.
Not that I feel bad right now, that is.


-----Original Message-----
From: Anne van Kesteren [mailto:annevk@opera.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2007 3:14 PM
To: Kristof Zelechovski; 'Thomas Broyer'; whatwg at whatwg.org
Subject: Re: [whatwg] Allowed characters in attribute names

On Wed, 13 Jun 2007 15:07:11 +0200, Kristof Zelechovski  
<giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl> wrote:
> The embed element should be deprecated because of the expando feature  
> that makes it so special.  I understand that having both embed and  
> object can
> capture some semantic differences where "embed" means "display" and  
> "object" means "run" but breaking the fixed interface rule weighs more  
> than
> introducing this distinction IMHO.

How does deprecating help with your specific problem?

Anne van Kesteren

Received on Wednesday, 13 June 2007 06:21:59 UTC