[whatwg] href attribute

Colin Lieberman colin at fontshop.com
Mon Mar 12 07:27:52 PDT 2007

Hi all.

My apologies for starting this rather exciting thread. :)

Several commenters (Matthew Raymond comes most prominently to mind) have 
convinced me that while a global href attribute would be handy, it's 
just not worth it:

One of his excellent points is a real clincher for me:

Daniel Glazman wrote:
> On 11/03/2007 21:30, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> What does <a href=""><canvas>...</canvas></a> not offer that <canvas 
>> href="">...</canvas> does? 
> Code quality... The former is just ugly, really ugly, it smells like
> HTML+ from 1993.
> </Daniel>

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