[whatwg] Proposal for a link attribute to replace <a href>
simonp at opera.com
Wed Jul 30 06:46:46 PDT 2008
On Wed, 30 Jul 2008 15:29:47 +0200, James Graham <jg307 at cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> I think <table><a><tr> also causes problems;
> being able to link whole table rows seems like one of the major use
> cases for this proposal.
I don't know how to do that short of using script.
Perhaps HTMLElement should have a links collection to make it simpler to
write the script?
> Would the implementor feedback that global href is a bad idea still
> apply if instead of "global" it was "large set of elements" where the
> large set would explicitly not include things like form elements?
Allowing href in more places is potentially a security problem since
suddenly you could run scripts from things that blacklist-based sanitizers
don't filter out.
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