[whatwg] Proposal: automatic cross-reference attribute: xref=""

Nicholas Shanks contact at nickshanks.com
Mon Mar 26 09:54:54 PDT 2007

On 25 Mar 2007, at 23:13, Simon Pieters wrote:

> The current draft of HTML5 has an automatic cross-reference feature  
> with the span, abbr, code, var, samp, and i elements, which would  
> point to a matching <dfn> element.

I don't see tens of thousands of web developers crying out for this  
kind of feature. Is it really necessary or is it just delaying and  
bloating the spec?

- Nicholas.
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