[whatwg] Attribute for holding private data for scripting

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Wed Apr 11 04:44:45 PDT 2007

On Wed, 11 Apr 2007 13:40:39 +0200, Sam Ruby <rubys at intertwingly.net>  
> Per HTML5 section, however, such an attribute name would not be  
> considered conformant.

Yes, only attributes defined in the specification are conformant.

> Despite this, later in document, in the description of "Attribute name  
> state", no parse error is produced for this condition.  Nor does the  
> current html5lib parser produce a parse error with this data.

Correct. We're not doing validation. Just tokenizing and building a tree.

> [...]

Anne van Kesteren

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