[whatwg] Hyperlinks with |title| attribute

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Sat Apr 5 14:57:14 PDT 2008

On Sat, 5 Apr 2008, Christoph Päper wrote:
> Should (or may) user agents display the content of the |title| attribute 
> of an |a| element in the GUI window caption (if the window manager used 
> supports such), when the user followed the link and the retrieved 
> resource is in a format that does not support specifying a title by 
> itself (e.g. many image formats)?
> What about resources that could have a title but do not (e.g. a 
> non-conformant HTML document without |title| element)?
> The alternatives are to display nothing or the name of the resource 
> ("file name"), the final part of the path.

I do not believe this is in scope for the specification. I don't see an 
interoperability issue here.

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