[whatwg] Adding obsolete elements/attributes to indexes

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Thu Jan 23 08:54:14 PST 2014

On Thu, 23 Jan 2014, Simon Sapin wrote:
> To help with "discoverability" of obsolete features by implementers, I’d 
> like them to be included in the Index section’s tables.

They're explicitly excluded to help with avoiding their discovery by 

There's a link from any interface that has obsolete IDL members to the 
partial interface that defines those members. As far as non-obsolete 
elements go, I think the only requirements in the obsolete section are 
regarding these obsolete IDL members.

> When considering what Servo should implement, I mistakenly concluded 
> that <li> elements do not have a 'type' attribute, based on the Index. 
> They in fact do, as specified in the Obsolete features section.

Do you mean a type IDL attribute or a type content attribute? No IDL 
attributes are listed in the index. I don't know what it really means for 
an element to have a content attribute, from an implement's persective.

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