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From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2008 09:37:02 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1K6jEs-0006fj-Nd@lionel-hutz.w3.org>

Update of /sources/public/html5/spec
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv25608

Modified Files:
	Overview.html 
Log Message:
Clarify relationships with other W3C specs. (whatwg r1745)

Index: Overview.html
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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.934
retrieving revision 1.935
diff -u -d -r1.934 -r1.935
--- Overview.html	12 Jun 2008 09:18:39 -0000	1.934
+++ Overview.html	12 Jun 2008 09:37:00 -0000	1.935
@@ -266,12 +266,18 @@
      <li><a href="#scope"><span class=secno>1.1 </span>Scope</a>
       <ul class=toc>
        <li><a href="#relationship"><span class=secno>1.1.1
-        </span>Relationship to HTML 4.01, XHTML 1.1, DOM2 HTML</a>
+        </span>Relationship to HTML 4.01 and DOM2 HTML</a>
 
        <li><a href="#relationship0"><span class=secno>1.1.2
-        </span>Relationship to XHTML2</a>
+        </span>Relationship to XHTML 1.x</a>
 
        <li><a href="#relationship1"><span class=secno>1.1.3
+        </span>Relationship to XHTML2</a>
+
+       <li><a href="#relationship2"><span class=secno>1.1.4
+        </span>Relationship to Web Forms 2.0 and XForms</a>
+
+       <li><a href="#relationship3"><span class=secno>1.1.5
         </span>Relationship to XUL, Flash, Silverlight, and other proprietary
         UI languages</a>
       </ul>
@@ -2006,21 +2012,39 @@
    Core APIs) are even further ahead.
 
   <h4 id=relationship><span class=secno>1.1.1 </span>Relationship to HTML
-   4.01, XHTML 1.1, DOM2 HTML</h4>
+   4.01 and DOM2 HTML</h4>
 
   <p><em>This section is non-normative.</em>
 
-  <p>This specification represents a new version of HTML4 and XHTML1, along
-   with a new version of the associated DOM2 HTML API. Migration from HTML4
-   or XHTML1 to the format and APIs described in this specification should in
-   most cases be straightforward, as care has been taken to ensure that
-   backwards-compatibility is retained.</p>
-  <!-- XXX refs -->
+  <p>This specification represents a new version of HTML4, along with a new
+   version of the associated DOM2 HTML API. Migration from HTML4 to the
+   format and APIs described in this specification should in most cases be
+   straightforward, as care has been taken to ensure that
+   backwards-compatibility is retained. <a href="#references">[HTML4]</a> <a
+   href="#references">[DOM2HTML]</a>
 
-  <p>This specification will eventually supplant Web Forms 2.0 as well. <a
-   href="#references">[WF2]</a>
+  <h4 id=relationship0><span class=secno>1.1.2 </span>Relationship to XHTML
+   1.x</h4>
 
-  <h4 id=relationship0><span class=secno>1.1.2 </span>Relationship to XHTML2</h4>
+  <p><em>This section is non-normative.</em>
+
+  <p>This specification is intended to replace XHTML 1.0 as the normative
+   definition of the XML serialisation of the HTML vocabulary. <a
+   href="#references">[XHTML10]</a>
+
+  <p>While this specification updates the semantics and requirements of the
+   vocabulary defined by XHTML Modularization 1.1 and used by XHTML 1.1, it
+   does not attempt to provide a replacement for the modularization scheme
+   defined and used by those (and other) specifications, and therefore cannot
+   be considered a complete replacement for them. <a
+   href="#references">[XHTMLMOD]</a> <a href="#references">[XHTML11]</a>
+
+  <p>Thus, authors and implementors who do not need such a modularization
+   scheme can consider this specification a replacement for XHTML 1.x, but
+   those who do need such a mechanism are encouraged to continue using the
+   XHTML 1.1 line of specifications.
+
+  <h4 id=relationship1><span class=secno>1.1.3 </span>Relationship to XHTML2</h4>
 
   <p><em>This section is non-normative.</em>
 
@@ -2041,7 +2065,23 @@
   <p>XHTML2 and this specification use different namespaces and therefore can
    both be implemented in the same XML processor.
 
-  <h4 id=relationship1><span class=secno>1.1.3 </span>Relationship to XUL,
+  <h4 id=relationship2><span class=secno>1.1.4 </span>Relationship to Web
+   Forms 2.0 and XForms</h4>
+
+  <p><em>This section is non-normative.</em>
+
+  <p>This specification will eventually supplant Web Forms 2.0. The current
+   Web Forms 2.0 draft can be considered part of this specification for the
+   time being; its features will eventually be merged into this
+   specification. <a href="#references">[WF2]</a>
+
+  <p>As it stands today, this specification is unrelated and orthognoal to
+   XForms. When the forms features defined in HTML4 and Web Forms 2.0 are
+   merged into this specification, then the relationship to XForms described
+   in the Web Forms 2.0 draft will apply to this specification. <a
+   href="#references">[XForms]</a>
+
+  <h4 id=relationship3><span class=secno>1.1.5 </span>Relationship to XUL,
    Flash, Silverlight, and other proprietary UI languages</h4>
 
   <p><em>This section is non-normative.</em>
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