[whatwg] Should ID be required for <DFN>?

Simon Pieters zcorpan at hotmail.com
Sat Jan 14 03:48:56 PST 2006


From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au>
>>That would require making an ID for the element. How would users and 
>>developers access definitions without an ID?
>Link to the nearest anchor in the relevant section of the page or, at the 
>very least, just to the page itself.  It's not an ideal solution, but 
>there's not much else that can be done.

I believe that the XPointer string-range function could be used:


I'm not sure that the syntax is correct, but in any case, this issue is 
covered by XPointer.


Simon Pieters

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