[whatwg] Prevent abuse of data-*

Jonas Sicking jonas at sicking.cc
Thu Mar 18 12:40:50 PDT 2010

On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 6:41 AM, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen at iki.fi> wrote:
> "Jonas Sicking" <jonas at sicking.cc> wrote:
>> 2010/3/17 Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch>:
>> > 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.
> Given that priv-* isn't clearly better, I think it would be better not to annoy early adopters of data-* with a name change.


/ Jonas

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