[whatwg] [HTML5] both ID and NAME attributes apply to MAP element

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Wed Feb 28 14:19:00 PST 2007

On Sat, 1 Jan 2005, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> Internet Explorer already supports it. Opera supports it. The Mozilla 
> bug database is filed with bugs about it[1] (note the list of duplicates 
> at the end).
> I think it is trivial to add such a thing and for UAs that already 
> support the NAME attribute it should be trivial to support both. Please 
> correct me if I am wrong.
> [1]<https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=109445>
> [1]<https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=276651>

The spec now only has the ID attribute on <map>, but requires UAs to 
support both. Please let me know if that satisfies your request -- I know 
it's not quite what you asked for, but allowing both seemed pointless.

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