[whatwg] Allowed characters in attribute names
giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl
Wed Jun 13 04:50:48 PDT 2007
An implementation that exports the property sandwich as the attribute
smörgåsbord is nuts and should not be cared about as such.
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[mailto:whatwg-bounces at lists.whatwg.org] On Behalf Of Anne van Kesteren
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2007 11:23 AM
To: Kristof Zelechovski; 'Simon Pieters'; 'Thomas Broyer'; whatwg at whatwg.org
Subject: Re: [whatwg] Allowed characters in attribute names
On Wed, 13 Jun 2007 11:18:28 +0200, Kristof Zelechovski
<giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl> wrote:
> Why should I want to use a localized attribute name for the embed
> element? I assume that the attribute named smörgasbord should
> correspond to an internal property of the same name. This would require
> a localized compiler to compile the embedded object in the first place
> because mixing natural languages like switch(smörgasbord) in source
> code looks bad and makes the code chaotic and unreadable.
You should not assume. These are exposed as key / value pairs depending on
the particular plugin implementation.
Anne van Kesteren
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