[whatwg] [html5] r3316 - [e] (0) A quick introduction to HTML.

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Thu Jul 16 17:56:39 PDT 2009

On Fri, 26 Jun 2009, Smylers wrote:
> The new quick introduction includes:
>   Attributes are placed inside the start tag, and consist of a name and
>   a value, separated by an "=" character. The attribute value can be
>   left unquoted if it is a keyword, but generally will be quoted.
>     -- http://www.whatwg.org/html5#a-quick-introduction-to-html
> "Generally will be" seems to be a prediction that the spec doesn't need
> to make, and could be seen as a recommendation for authors to quote
> attributes even when they're unnecessary.
> Could we simply omit that (finishing the sentence at "keyword")?

Done. And then I added some more text for good measure too. :-)

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