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From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 26 May 2009 02:19:17 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1M8mG5-00038U-9U@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/html5/spec
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv12040

Modified Files:
	Overview.html 
Log Message:
Mention what to do when reflecting to a missing attribute. (bug 6516) (whatwg r3131)

Index: Overview.html
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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.2288
retrieving revision 1.2289
diff -u -d -r1.2288 -r1.2289
--- Overview.html	26 May 2009 02:17:04 -0000	1.2288
+++ Overview.html	26 May 2009 02:19:13 -0000	1.2289
@@ -5443,6 +5443,11 @@
   given value.<p class="note">A list of <a href="#reflecting-dom-attributes">reflecting DOM attributes</a> and
   their corresponding content attributes is given in the index.<div class="impl">
 
+  <p>In general, on getting, if the content attribute is not present,
+  the DOM attribute must act as if the content attribute's value is
+  the empty string; and on setting, if the content attribute is not
+  present, it must first be added.</p>
+
   <p>If a reflecting DOM attribute is a <code>DOMString</code>
   attribute whose content attribute is defined to contain a
   <a href="#url">URL</a>, then on getting, the DOM attribute must <a href="#resolve-a-url" title="resolve a url">resolve</a> the value of the content
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