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From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2009 02:16:22 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1Mud7e-0003bA-P4@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/html5/spec
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv13818

Modified Files:
	Overview.html 
Log Message:
Elaborate on how foreign elements are to be written in the HTML syntax. (whatwg r4075)

Index: Overview.html
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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.3236
retrieving revision 1.3237
diff -u -d -r1.3236 -r1.3237
--- Overview.html	4 Oct 2009 11:45:20 -0000	1.3236
+++ Overview.html	5 Oct 2009 02:16:19 -0000	1.3237
@@ -215,7 +215,7 @@
    <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id="a-vocabulary-and-associated-apis-for-html-and-xhtml">A vocabulary and associated APIs for HTML and XHTML</h2>
    <!--ZZZ:-->
    <!--<h2 class="no-num no-toc">W3C Working Draft 25 August 2009</h2>-->
-   <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id="editor-s-draft-4-october-2009">Editor's Draft 4 October 2009</h2>
+   <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id="editor-s-draft-5-october-2009">Editor's Draft 5 October 2009</h2>
    <!--:ZZZ-->
    <dl><!-- ZZZ: update the month/day (twice), (un)comment out--><!--
     <dt>This Version:</dt>
@@ -317,7 +317,7 @@
   track.
   <!--ZZZ:-->
   <!--This specification is the 25 August 2009 Working Draft.-->
-  This specification is the 4 October 2009 Editor's Draft.
+  This specification is the 5 October 2009 Editor's Draft.
   <!--:ZZZ-->
   </p><!-- UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS THE PRECEDING PARAGRAPH TO BE REMOVED OR EDITED WITHOUT TALKING TO IAN FIRST --><!-- relationship to other work (required) --><p>This specification is also being produced by the <a href="http://www.whatwg.org/">WHATWG</a>. The two specifications are
   identical from the table of contents onwards.</p><!-- UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPH TO BE REMOVED OR EDITED WITHOUT TALKING TO IAN FIRST --><!-- UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS THE PRECEDING PARAGRAPH TO BE REMOVED OR EDITED WITHOUT TALKING TO IAN FIRST --><!-- context and rationale (required) --><p>This specification is intended to replace (be a new version of)
@@ -53104,9 +53104,10 @@
   use characters in the range U+0030 DIGIT ZERO .. U+0039 DIGIT NINE,
   U+0061 LATIN SMALL LETTER A .. U+007A LATIN SMALL LETTER Z, and
   U+0041 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER A .. U+005A LATIN CAPITAL LETTER Z. In
-  the HTML syntax, tag names may be written with any mix of lower- and
-  uppercase letters that, when converted to all-lowercase, matches the
-  element's tag name; tag names are case-insensitive.<h5 id="start-tags"><span class="secno">9.1.2.1 </span>Start tags</h5><p><dfn id="syntax-start-tag" title="syntax-start-tag">Start tags</dfn> must have the
+  the HTML syntax, tag names, even those for <a href="#foreign-elements">foreign
+  elements</a>, may be written with any mix of lower- and uppercase
+  letters that, when converted to all-lowercase, matches the element's
+  tag name; tag names are case-insensitive.<h5 id="start-tags"><span class="secno">9.1.2.1 </span>Start tags</h5><p><dfn id="syntax-start-tag" title="syntax-start-tag">Start tags</dfn> must have the
   following format:<ol><li>The first character of a start tag must be a U+003C LESS-THAN
    SIGN (<code>&lt;</code>).</li>
 
@@ -53157,8 +53158,9 @@
   MARK ("), U+0027 APOSTROPHE ('), U+003E GREATER-THAN SIGN
   (&gt;), U+002F SOLIDUS (/), and U+003D EQUALS SIGN (=) characters,
   the control characters, and any characters that are not defined by
-  Unicode. In the HTML syntax, attribute names may be written with any
-  mix of lower- and uppercase letters that are an <a href="#ascii-case-insensitive">ASCII
+  Unicode. In the HTML syntax, attribute names, even those for
+  <a href="#foreign-elements">foreign elements</a>, may be written with any mix of lower-
+  and uppercase letters that are an <a href="#ascii-case-insensitive">ASCII
   case-insensitive</a> match for the attribute's name.<p><dfn id="syntax-attribute-value" title="syntax-attribute-value">Attribute values</dfn> are a
   mixture of <a href="#syntax-text" title="syntax-text">text</a> and <a href="#syntax-charref" title="syntax-charref">character references</a>, except with the
   additional restriction that the text cannot contain an <a href="#syntax-ambiguous-ampersand" title="syntax-ambiguous-ampersand">ambiguous ampersand</a>.<p>Attributes can be specified in four different ways:<dl><dt>Empty attribute syntax</dt>
@@ -53279,7 +53281,25 @@
 
   </dl><p>There must never be two or more attributes on the same start tag
   whose names are an <a href="#ascii-case-insensitive">ASCII case-insensitive</a> match for
-  each other.<h5 id="optional-tags"><span class="secno">9.1.2.4 </span>Optional tags</h5><p>Certain tags can be <dfn id="syntax-tag-omission" title="syntax-tag-omission">omitted</dfn>.<p class="note">Omitting an element's <a href="#syntax-start-tag" title="syntax-start-tag">start tag</a> does not mean the element
+  each other.<hr><p>When a <a href="#foreign-elements" title="foreign elements">foreign element</a> has
+  one of the namespaced attributes given by the local name and
+  namespace of the first and second cells of a row from the following
+  table, it must be written using the name given by the third cell
+  from the same row.<table><thead><tr><th> Local name <th> Namespace <th> Attribute name
+   <tbody><tr><td> <code title="">actuate</code> <td> <a href="#xlink-namespace">XLink namespace</a> <td> <code title="">xlink:actuate</code>
+    <tr><td> <code title="">arcrole</code> <td> <a href="#xlink-namespace">XLink namespace</a> <td> <code title="">xlink:arcrole</code>
+    <tr><td> <code title="">href</code> <td> <a href="#xlink-namespace">XLink namespace</a> <td> <code title="">xlink:href</code>
+    <tr><td> <code title="">role</code> <td> <a href="#xlink-namespace">XLink namespace</a> <td> <code title="">xlink:role</code>
+    <tr><td> <code title="">show</code> <td> <a href="#xlink-namespace">XLink namespace</a> <td> <code title="">xlink:show</code>
+    <tr><td> <code title="">title</code> <td> <a href="#xlink-namespace">XLink namespace</a> <td> <code title="">xlink:title</code>
+    <tr><td> <code title="">type</code> <td> <a href="#xlink-namespace">XLink namespace</a> <td> <code title="">xlink:type</code>
+    <tr><td> <code title="">base</code> <td> <a href="#xml-namespace">XML namespace</a> <!-- attr-xml-base --> <td> <code title="">xml:base</code>
+    <tr><td> <code title="">lang</code> <td> <a href="#xml-namespace">XML namespace</a> <td> <code title="">xml:lang</code>
+    <tr><td> <code title="">space</code> <td> <a href="#xml-namespace">XML namespace</a> <td> <code title="">xml:space</code>
+    <tr><td> <code title="">xmlns</code> <td> <a href="#xmlns-namespace">XMLNS namespace</a> <td> <code title="">xmlns</code>
+    <tr><td> <code title="">xlink</code> <td> <a href="#xmlns-namespace">XMLNS namespace</a> <td> <code title="">xmlns:xlink</code>
+  </table><p>No other namespaced attribute can be expressed in the <a href="#syntax">the
+  HTML syntax</a>.<h5 id="optional-tags"><span class="secno">9.1.2.4 </span>Optional tags</h5><p>Certain tags can be <dfn id="syntax-tag-omission" title="syntax-tag-omission">omitted</dfn>.<p class="note">Omitting an element's <a href="#syntax-start-tag" title="syntax-start-tag">start tag</a> does not mean the element
   is not present; it is implied, but it is still there. An HTML
   document always has a root <code><a href="#the-html-element-0">html</a></code> element, even if the
   string <code title="">&lt;html&gt;</code> doesn't appear anywhere in
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