On 1/11/07, Lee kowalkowski <lee.kowalkowski at googlemail.com> wrote: > On 11/01/07, Will Mo <willthemoor at gmail.com> wrote: > > So then, do tell. Just what's the matter with an ID of "12-06" (month-year > > in this case). > > If you're talking about HTML id attributes, the HTML specification > says they must start with a letter (a-z) and only contain > alphanumerics, hyphens, underscores, colons and periods. > > Of course, certain browsers may be more tolerant. I'm pretty sure he's asking *why* this is part of the spec. After all, there must be a reason. I figure they're trying not to clash with programming languages which might automatically create variables based on ID or NAME. Most programming languages do not allow variables to begin with a number. Now, why do programming languages not allow this? Don't know. -- Matt Warden Cleveland, OH, USA http://mattwarden.com This email proudly and graciously contributes to entropy.