Re: name="" deprecated in XHTML

Johannes Koch schrieb:
> Hi Sebastian
> Sebastian Mendel schrieb:
>> i used to use name="" to group equal elements, or in other words, same 
>> element placed more than once on a page
>> e.g. a footnote <sup name="footnote_1">1</sup>
> AFAIR, the sup element never had a name attribute...

i know, but does not change much on the topic, or?

it could also be an img or select (for which name attribute is valid in HTML 

>> (and than i used the name to attach a mouse hover event to it which 
>> displayed the content from the bottom in a bubble hint)
>> but this is now deprecated
> ... So it cannot be deprecated now. However, the use of name for a, 
> applet, form, frame, iframe, img, and map is deprecated in XHTML 1.0 
> (see <>).

yes, and that is what i am talking about, and do not understand

i think there are good reasons for an attribute "name" beside "id" and "class"

like you would use id, name and class in real world

Sebastian Mendel

Received on Wednesday, 25 June 2008 14:45:29 UTC