[whatwg] validate attribute in <A>

Jon Barnett jonbarnett at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 15:43:58 PST 2007

On 11/5/07, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

> Philip brought up a good point on IRC which is that hashing the entity
> doesn't protect against changes to the headers (and hashing the headers
> isn't workable since they change).
> I'm not sure it's worth it.
> Those are good use cases, though.

If it were to be crammed into HTML, it would be nice if it were done like this:
<a href="..." type="application/octet-stream; md5=xxx">

That may not work, though, if it steps on RFC1864's toes.

Jon Barnett

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