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   Re: [xml-dev] Penance for misspent attributes

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Simon St.Laurent scripsit:

> > And, of course, Keeping Things Safe For Netploder.  Is there some taboo on
> > mentioning this?
> No - I just don't use it much.  Is there something specific in its
> handling of attributes I've missed?

The point is that since browsers normally ignore attributes they don't understand,
but replace unknown elements with their contents (recursively), keeping
embedded data in attributes hides it from browsers.

John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>     http://www.reutershealth.com
I amar prestar aen, han mathon ne nen,    http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
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