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[whatwg] href attribute

From: Billy Wong <billyswong@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 10 Mar 2007 09:28:32 +0800
Message-ID: <500602e30703091728m76ed7facwd448215ae9bb38b0@mail.gmail.com>
On 3/6/07, Matthew Raymond <mattraymond at earthlink.net> wrote:
>    To me, the only advantage of a global |href| is that you can use it
> on block-level elements, and I don't see why a block-level version of
> <a> couldn't fill the same use case.

Indeed.  IMO, global |href| gives nothing but more confusion.  If we
want to have hyperlinks on block-level elements, it is simpler just
let <a> and/or other inline elements be legal to wrap block-level
elements.

Billy
Received on Friday, 9 March 2007 17:28:32 UTC

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