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Re: A few typos

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2010 22:31:13 +0000 (UTC)
To: Thomas Bouchardon <thomas.bouchardon@free.fr>
cc: public-html-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1007272218550.7470@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Sat, 26 Jun 2010, Thomas Bouchardon wrote:
>
> OK, some more typos, freshly verified today the (June the 26th, 2010) as of Revision: 1.4105
> 
> In section 4.10.9 The select element
> "On setting, the value attribute must set the selectedness of all the option elements in the list of options to false, and then first the option element..."
> I believe the intention is "the first".

Fixed.


> In section 4.11.4.3 Context menus
> "This adds to items to the control's context menu, one called "Pick random name"..."
> "two" is probably more fit.

Fixed.

 
> In section 4.12.3.8 Link type "license"
> In the example given is twice found "Exampl Pictures"
> No clue whether this is intended to be an e-less dummy name or it's just a typo, since it's both in the <title> and the <small> elements

It's a play on words relating to the source of the example.


> In section 5.1.1 Nested browsing contexts
> In the algorithm returning the list of the descendant browsing contexts, step 2, is written:
> "...in the tree order of the elements of the elements nesting..."
> One "of the elements" too many, obviously.

Fixed.


> In section 6.1.6.1 Event handlers
> At the end of the section is written :
> "The return value of the function is affects whether..."

Fixed.


> In section 6.1.6.3 Event firing
> "The default action of these event is to do nothing..."
> "s" missing for the plural "events"

Fixed.


> In section 7.6.1 APIs for the browsing context selection
> Defining the API, two lines are mis-written, I believe :
> "The anchorNode attribute must return the value returned by the startContainer attribute of the last Range object in the list, or null if the list is empty."
> and
> "The anchorOffset attribute must return the value returned by the startOffset attribute of the last Range object in the list, or 0 if the list is empty."
> should mention rather the "first Range" except if I got it all wrong, which could be so.

No, I'm pretty sure this exposes the last range.


> In section 7.7 The contenteditable attribute
> In line
> "The contentEditable IDL attribute, on getting, must return the string "true" if the content attribute is set to the true state, false" if the content
> attribute..."
> the first quote around "last" is missing.

Fixed.


> In section 7.9.4 Drag-and-drop processing model
> Two mistakes involved here (did I mention that reading this section gave me headaches ? ;)
> "Perform drag-and-drop initialization steps defined in other relevant specificaations."
> is the first one, and closely later down, the step 2 of the part describing how dataTransfer has data added to it says:
> "For each node in nodes:" as if "nodes" had just been defined, and it is not.

Fixed.

Thanks!!!

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