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- From: John Cowan <email@example.com>
- To: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 09 Feb 2000 09:32:21 -0500
Tim Bray wrote:
> If you have <OL>, that means the compact attribute is not specified.
> It does *not* mean that it's actually there but with a null value.
> I'm pretty sure John would agree. -Tim
Provided that "null value" is synonymous with "empty-string value",
then yes. In other words, <OL compact=""> has an empty-string value
for the "compact" attribute, whereas <OL> has no value. This
avoids the contentious word "null".
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