Using custom DOM Attributes in XHTML
To date, I have not drunk the class Kool-Aid. Molly Holzschlag assures me that the class attribute is to be used for visual as well as non-visual classes, yet I still have three primary reasons for questioning this approach:"
A very interesting and well articulated article. I need to check the validity of inventing arbitrary attributes for XHTML elements (without declaring them to be from a namespace), but I'm going to give him the benefit of the doubt until I'm convinced his approach is invalid.
I'm explicitly posting this separately from the linkdump because I didn't want my XHTML/JS/AJAX-savvy readers to gloss over it in a list of 50 other links. IMHO, this article is worth a careful read.
I'm not a JS/Ajax developer, but I see value in this approach. Do you?
JS developers who read this site: please share your opinion of the ideas presented in that essay, I value your input. If you like it, and the reason isn't obvious from the essay, please say why, but if you don't like it, convince me! :-)