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From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2009 06:20:26 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1N0UYc-0001tG-K7@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/html5/spec
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv7252

Modified Files:
	Overview.html 
Log Message:
Exclude legacy attributes from <embed>'s 'any attribute' policy. (whatwg r4232)

Index: Overview.html
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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.3377
retrieving revision 1.3378
diff -u -d -r1.3377 -r1.3378
--- Overview.html	21 Oct 2009 06:07:56 -0000	1.3377
+++ Overview.html	21 Oct 2009 06:20:23 -0000	1.3378
@@ -18074,14 +18074,16 @@
   with error responses (e.g. HTTP 500 Internal Server Error codes can
   still contain plugin data).</p>
 
-  </div><p>Any (namespace-less) attribute may be specified on the
-  <code><a href="#the-embed-element">embed</a></code> element, so long as its name is
-  <a href="#xml-compatible">XML-compatible</a> and contains no characters in the range
-  U+0041 to U+005A (LATIN CAPITAL LETTER A to LATIN CAPITAL LETTER
-  Z). These attributes are then passed as parameters to the
-  <a href="#plugin">plugin</a>.<p class="note">All attributes in <a href="#html-documents">HTML documents</a> get
+  </div><p>Any namespace-less attribute other than <code title="attr-embed-name"><a href="#attr-embed-name">name</a></code> and <code title="attr-embed-align"><a href="#attr-embed-align">align</a></code> <!-- when editing, see also
+  note below --> may be specified on the <code><a href="#the-embed-element">embed</a></code> element,
+  so long as its name is <a href="#xml-compatible">XML-compatible</a> and contains no
+  characters in the range U+0041 to U+005A (LATIN CAPITAL LETTER A to
+  LATIN CAPITAL LETTER Z). These attributes are then passed as
+  parameters to the <a href="#plugin">plugin</a>.<p class="note">All attributes in <a href="#html-documents">HTML documents</a> get
   lowercased automatically, so the restriction on uppercase letters
-  doesn't affect such documents.<div class="impl">
+  doesn't affect such documents.<p class="note">The two exceptions are to exclude legacy attributes
+  that have side-effects beyond just sending parameters to the
+  <a href="#plugin">plugin</a>.<div class="impl">
 
   <p>The user agent should pass the names and values of all the
   attributes of the <code><a href="#the-embed-element">embed</a></code> element that have no namespace
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