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[whatwg] Prevent abuse of data-*

From: Kornel Lesiński <kornel@geekhood.net>
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2010 12:45:41 +0000
Message-ID: <5D53A01E-A145-4F41-AC7C-ECF60774098C@geekhood.net>

I'm wondering if data-* attributes should be renamed to priv-* to make it clearer that it's page's _private_ data.

"data-" is such a nice generic prefix that I'm afraid sooner or later someone will start basing microformats-like markup on that.

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regards, Kornel Lesi?ski
Received on Monday, 22 February 2010 04:45:41 UTC

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