[whatwg] [WF2] Web Forms 2.0: Repetition and type ID

Lachlan Hunt lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au
Sun Jul 3 04:27:13 PDT 2005

Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Fri, 1 Jul 2005, fantasai wrote:
>>I'd like to suggest that ID attributes use a different syntax than [] to 
>>mark repetition placeholders,
> Ok, I allowed two other characters to be used in the place of [] as well.

In principle, that's a good idea.  But do you really expect a typical 
author to remember that they should, or even be able to, type ⁅ and ⁆, 
instead of [ and ] for id attributes, considering that they don't appear 
most keyboards and they may not even have any fonts with those glyphs 
available?  Personally, I prefer Matthew's idea to use a templateid 

Lachlan Hunt

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