[whatwg] Repetition templates missing

Aaron Swartz me at aaronsw.com
Thu Sep 11 14:04:09 PDT 2008

In the 11 September 2008 edition, section 1.6 of the HTML5 WD
(http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#structure) links
to Repetition Templates at #repetition but there is no element with
that ID.

In a recent interview
Ian Hickson says "For example, the repetition templates proposal is
almost certainly going to be dropped."

Can you please say why? I was quite fond of this proposal and we're
using it on OpenLibrary.org, where it's been a great boon to our

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