[whatwg] Proposal: Extension to the base element

Chris Taylor Chris.Taylor at figureout.com
Mon Nov 9 09:18:08 PST 2009

David Workman said:
> Chris,
> That's pretty much what I was thinking yes. I was referring
> back to the second proposal of using a class attribute and
> to Marius's suggestion of potentially using the 'rel'
> attribute to specify the behavior. Your pseudo-code looks
> fairly nice and neat though.

OK, we're on the same page. However I'm not sure what advantages it would give except for saving some bytes for each element referencing a base URL. Would this introduce a level of complexity that may confuse authors?


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