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[whatwg] Boolean attributes on datagrid

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2008 14:33:13 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0810221433040.1237@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Mon, 17 Apr 2006, Henri Sivonen wrote:
>
> "The multiple attribute, if present, must be either empty or have the 
> literal value multiple. Similarly, the disabled attribute, if present, 
> must be either empty or have the literal value disabled. (The actual 
> values do not have any effect on how these attributes are processed, 
> only the presence or absence of the attributes is important.)"
> 
> Allowing the empty string does not conform to the general policy on 
> non-minimized boolean attributes.
> 
> I think it would be a good idea to state the conformance requirements 
> and the processing model for boolean attributes once near the beginning 
> of the spec. It would also be good to provide a way for identifying 
> boolean attributes.

This is done now in HTML5.

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