[uf-discuss] HTML 5 data- attributes
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Wed Jul 16 07:20:54 PDT 2008
On 16 Jul 2008, at 11:28, LucaP wrote:
> I believe this new HTML feature found in the HTML 5 draft
> specification should be taken into account in here, since it is
> relevant to many ongoing discussions...
In addition to the existing replies, and the fact that microformats
are currently designed to work in HTML4 and not unstable drafts,
quoting the specification itself:
> User agents must not derive any implementation behavior from these
> attributes or values. Specifications intended for user agents must
> not define these attributes to have any meaningful values.
-data prefix attributes are, by design and intention, for use by
individual applications. They are explicitly excluded as a mechanism
for microformats and the like.
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