[whatwg] Prevent abuse of data-*
rescator at emsai.net
Thu Mar 18 01:11:47 PDT 2010
On 2010-03-17 17:28, Jonas Sicking wrote:
> >>/ I'm wondering if data-* attributes should be renamed to priv-* to make
> />>/ it clearer that it's page's _private_ data.
> />>/ "data-" is such a nice generic prefix that I'm afraid sooner or later
> />>/ someone will start basing microformats-like markup on that.
> />/ It's not a bad idea... Unfortunately data-* is already being used quite a
> />/ lot and has been widely advertised, so we have to be careful with this.
> />/ Anyone else have an opinion on this?
> I don't feel strongly that either name is better. Though I would not
> that priv- doesn't make things much clearer since it's totally
> undefined who it's private to.
Maybe a better naming would have been: doc-*
It's short, it kinda reflect what it's related to as well right? Or does
that clash with something?
Roger "Rescator" Hågensen.
Freelancer - http://EmSai.net/
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