[whatwg] Attributes vs. Elements
ian at hixie.ch
Mon Mar 12 23:26:23 PDT 2007
On Tue, 13 Mar 2007, Daniel Glazman wrote:
> I would add a major principle, rarely explicit : PRAGMATISM. Sometimes
> purity calls for an element while browser implems call for an attribute
> ; or the contrary. And even if implem issues should not apply in theory,
> they do apply in real life...
Don't worry, the WHATWG basic principles put pragmatism first. It's the
only way to get a spec implemented, and without implementations, specs are
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Things that are impossible just take longer. `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'
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