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When AngularJS was first created it used attributes starting with ng-. This was a problem because this is not valid HTML and so can cause errors. But this was fixed by the AngularJS team a long time ago and developers should now use attributes starting with data-ng- instead.

As the Wikipedia for AngularJS entry explains: 'Since ng-* attributes are not valid in HTML specifications, data-ng-* can also be used as a prefix. For example, both ng-app and data-ng-app are valid in AngularJS.'

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