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Re: [whatwg] Creative Commons Rights Expression Language

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2008 21:20:51 +0200
Message-ID: <48AF1193.9030201@gmx.de>
To: "Bonner, Matt" <matt.bonner@hp.com>
CC: Ben Adida <ben@adida.net>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>, Kristof Zelechovski <giecrilj@stegny.2a.pl>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, "www-archive@w3.org" <www-archive@w3.org>

Bonner, Matt wrote:
> ...
> Well, for example, HTML5 provides the data-* attributes. Could ccREL
> use those instead?  To flip what you have said, perhaps reading/skimming
> the "extensions" sections HTML5 spec would help the ccREL advocates 
> understand how best to fit ccREL into HTML5.
> ...

No, it can't. At least not without working against it's intended use:

"Custom data attributes are intended to store custom data private to the 
page or application, for which there are no more appropriate attributes 
or elements." -- <http://www.w3.org/html/wg/html5/#custom>

BR, Julian
Received on Friday, 22 August 2008 19:21:44 UTC

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