[webkit-help] difficulties creating a new Element attribute

Alexander Shulgin alexander.shulgin at yessoftware.com
Fri Aug 20 05:23:03 PDT 2010

On 20.08.2010 15:20, Luka Napotnik wrote:
> Hello.
> I'm having difficulties understanding the Element::setAttribute(const
> QualifiedName&, const AtomicString&  value, ExceptionCode&) method.
> What's a qualified name and it's constructor arguments (prefix,
> localName and namespaceURI)? I want to add a new attribute, say
> "my_attr" with a value "my_value".

Take a look at this overload which doesn't require qualified name:

void Element::setAttribute(const AtomicString& name, const AtomicString& 
value, ExceptionCode&);

Qualified name has something to do with XML/XHTML, I believe.  Don't 
know if you are allowed to come up with your own "my_something" 
attributes in HTML, but you may give it a try.


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