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Bug 245 - Allow xml:base explicitly.
Allow xml:base explicitly.
Classification: Unclassified
Component: HTML5 schema
All All
: P2 normal
Assigned To: Henri Sivonen
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Reported: 2008-06-10 13:09 CEST by Henri Sivonen
Modified: 2008-08-14 15:51 CEST (History)
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Description Henri Sivonen 2008-06-10 13:09:53 CEST
Index: source
--- source	(revision 1728)
+++ source	(revision 1729)
@@ -578,7 +578,9 @@
     <p class="note">It is possible for <code
     title="attr-xml-base">xml:base</code> attributes to be present
     even in HTML fragments, as such attributes can be added
-    dynamically using script.</p>
+    dynamically using script. (Such scripts would not be conforming,
+    however, as <code title="attr-xml-base">xml:base</code> attributes
+    as not allowed in <span>HTML documents</span>.)</p>
@@ -5359,6 +5361,18 @@
   content attribute.</p>
+  <h4>The <dfn title="attr-xml-base"><code>xml:base</code></dfn>
+  attribute (XML only)</h4>
+  <p>The <code title="attr-xml-base">xml:base</code> attribute is
+  defined in XML Base. <a href="#refsXMLBASE">[XMLBASE]</a></p>
+  <p>The <code title="attr-xml-base">xml:base</code> attribute may be
+  used on elements of <span>XML documents</span>.  Authors must not
+  use the <code title="attr-xml-base">xml:base</code> attribute in
+  <span>HTML documents</span>.</p>
   <h4>The <dfn title="attr-dir"><code>dir</code></dfn> attribute</h4>
   <p>The <code title="attr-dir">dir</code> attribute specifies the