[whatwg] Suggestion: "context" attribute

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Thu Aug 5 10:35:25 PDT 2004

On Fri, 25 Jun 2004, Matthew Raymond wrote:
> 1) If you avoid the WF2 template model, it requires new two new tags, 
> not one, as you can see. The repeat attribute already exists in WF2, so 
> why not use it?

Because the semantic of the repeat stuff is that, well, they repeat. It'd 
be like using a <blockquote> for something just because it's a block-level 
element, ignoring the fact that it indicates a quote.

[I think I may already have convinced you of this, in which case, never 
mind! Just going through Web Apps comment from a while back, in 
chronological order.]

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