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html5/spec Overview.html,1.2717,1.2718

From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 01 Aug 2009 09:50:30 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1MXBEU-0000n1-Fc@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/html5/spec
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv3000

Modified Files:
Log Message:
Mention the uses of id=''. (whatwg r3520)

Index: Overview.html
RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.2717
retrieving revision 1.2718
diff -u -d -r1.2717 -r1.2718
--- Overview.html	1 Aug 2009 09:30:31 -0000	1.2717
+++ Overview.html	1 Aug 2009 09:50:27 -0000	1.2718
@@ -6907,7 +6907,11 @@
   <a href="#represents">represents</a> its element's unique identifier. The value
   must be unique in the element's <a href="#home-subtree">home subtree</a> and must
   contain at least one character. The value must not contain any <a href="#space-character" title="space character">space characters</a>.</p><!-- space characters are disallowed because space-separated lists
-  of IDs otherwise would not be able to reach all valid IDs --><div class="impl">
+  of IDs otherwise would not be able to reach all valid IDs --><p class="note">An element's unique identifier can be used for a
+  variety of purposes, most notably as a way to link to specific parts
+  of a document using fragment identifiers, as a way to target an
+  element when scripting, and as a way to style a specific element
+  from CSS.<div class="impl">
   <p>If the value is not the empty string, user agents must associate
   the element with the given value (exactly, including any space
@@ -65980,6 +65984,7 @@
   Danny Sullivan,
   Darin Adler,
   Darin Fisher,
+  Darxus,
   Dave Camp,
   Dave Hodder,
   Dave Lampton,
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