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[whatwg] href attribute

From: Colin Lieberman <colin@fontshop.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2007 07:27:52 -0700
Message-ID: <45F56368.4090105@fontshop.com>
Hi all.

My apologies for starting this rather exciting thread. :)

Several commenters (Matthew Raymond comes most prominently to mind) have 
convinced me that while a global href attribute would be handy, it's 
just not worth it:

One of his excellent points is a real clincher for me:


Daniel Glazman wrote:
> On 11/03/2007 21:30, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>
>> What does <a href=""><canvas>...</canvas></a> not offer that <canvas 
>> href="">...</canvas> does? 
>
> Code quality... The former is just ugly, really ugly, it smells like
> HTML+ from 1993.
>
> </Daniel>
>
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