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[whatwg] Prevent abuse of data-*

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 12:40:50 -0700
Message-ID: <63df84f1003181240l280c118fvc6146a68d584fe60@mail.gmail.com>
On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 6:41 AM, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen at iki.fi> wrote:
> "Jonas Sicking" <jonas at sicking.cc> wrote:
>> 2010/3/17 Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch>:
>> > It's not a bad idea... Unfortunately data-* is already being used
>> quite a
>> > lot and has been widely advertised, so we have to be careful with
>> this.
>> > Anyone else have an opinion on this?
>>
>> I don't feel strongly that either name is better. Though I would not
>> that priv- doesn't make things much clearer since it's totally
>> undefined who it's private to.
>
> Given that priv-* isn't clearly better, I think it would be better not to annoy early adopters of data-* with a name change.

Agreed.

/ Jonas
Received on Thursday, 18 March 2010 12:40:50 UTC

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