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From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 07 May 2009 08:48:02 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1M1zGs-0003PT-PW@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/html5/spec
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv13075

Modified Files:
Log Message:
Update the definition of rel=license to match actual usage (in particular Flickr's usage). (whatwg r3073)

Index: Overview.html
RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.2230
retrieving revision 1.2231
diff -u -d -r1.2230 -r1.2231
--- Overview.html	7 May 2009 01:49:56 -0000	1.2230
+++ Overview.html	7 May 2009 08:47:58 -0000	1.2231
@@ -42648,7 +42648,7 @@
     <tr><td><code title="rel-license"><a href="#link-type-license">license</a></code></td> <!-- seventh most used <a rel> value -->
      <td><a href="#hyperlink-link" title="hyperlink link">Hyperlink</a></td>
      <td><a href="#hyperlink">Hyperlink</a></td>
-     <td>Indicates that the current document is covered by the copyright license described by the referenced document.</td>
+     <td>Indicates that the main content of the current document is covered by the copyright license described by the referenced document.</td>
     <tr><td><code title="rel-next"><a href="#link-type-next">next</a></code></td>
      <td><a href="#hyperlink-link" title="hyperlink link">Hyperlink</a></td>
      <td><a href="#hyperlink">Hyperlink</a></td>
@@ -43005,7 +43005,47 @@
   with <code><a href="#the-link-element">link</a></code>, <code><a href="#the-a-element">a</a></code>, and <code><a href="#the-area-element">area</a></code>
   elements. For <code><a href="#the-link-element">link</a></code> elements, it creates a <a href="#hyperlink-link" title="hyperlink link">hyperlink</a>.<p>The <code title="rel-license"><a href="#link-type-license">license</a></code> keyword indicates
   that the referenced document provides the copyright license terms
-  under which the current document is provided.<div class="impl">
+  under which the main content of the current document is
+  provided.<p>This specification does not specify how to distinguish between
+  the main content of a document and content that is not deemed to be
+  part of that main content. The distinction should be made clear to
+  the user.<div class="example">
+   <p>Consider a photo sharing site. A page on that site might
+   describe and show a photograph, and the page might be marked up as
+   follows:</p>
+   <pre>&lt;!DOCTYPE HTML&gt;
+ &lt;head&gt;
+  &lt;title&gt;Exampl Pictures: Kissat&lt;/title&gt;
+  &lt;link rel="stylesheet href="/style/default"&gt;
+ &lt;/head&gt;
+ &lt;body&gt;
+  &lt;h1&gt;Kissat&lt;/h1&gt;
+  &lt;nav&gt;
+   &lt;a href="../"&gt;Return to photo index&lt;/a&gt;
+  &lt;/nav&gt;
+  &lt;img src="/pix/39627052_fd8dcd98b5.jpg"&gt;
+  &lt;p&gt;One of them has six toes!&lt;/p&gt;
+  &lt;p&gt;&lt;small&gt;&lt;a rel="license" href="http://www.opensource.org/licenses/mit-license.php"&gt;MIT Licensed&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/small&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
+  &lt;footer&gt;
+   &lt;a href="/"&gt;Home&lt;/a&gt; | &lt;a href="../"&gt;Photo index&lt;/a&gt;
+   &lt;p&gt;&lt;small&gt;&copy; copyright 2009 Exampl Pictures. All Rights Reserved.&lt;/small&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
+  &lt;/footer&gt;
+ &lt;/body&gt;
+   <p>In this case the <code title="rel-license"><a href="#link-type-license">license</a></code>
+   applies to just the photo (the main content of the document), not
+   the whole document. In particular not the design of the page
+   itself, which is covered by the copyright given at the bottom of
+   the document. This could be made clearer in the styling
+   (e.g. making the license link prominently positioned near the
+   photograph, while having the page copyright in light small text at
+   the foot of the page.</p>
+  </div><div class="impl">
   <p><strong>Synonyms</strong>: For historical reasons, user agents
   must also treat the keyword "<code title="">copyright</code>" like
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