[whatwg] Attributes vs. Elements

Karl Dubost karl at w3.org
Mon Mar 12 23:12:38 PDT 2007

Le 13 mars 2007 à 03:25, Maciej Stachowiak a écrit :
> The recent discussion of possibly making the href attribute global  
> brings to mind a broader issue. To what extent should semantics and  
> behavior belong to specific elements, and to what extent should  
> they be carried by global attributes that can apply to any element?

more references, food for thoughts.

* Markup design: elements or attributes?

* Principles of XML design: When to use elements versus attributes

* SGML/XML: Using Elements and Attributes

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