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html5/md Overview.html,1.56,1.57

From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2010 01:00:52 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1Nx8mC-0007Vm-Lq@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/html5/md
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv28854

Modified Files:
	Overview.html 
Log Message:
explain what a conforming document is (whatwg r4932)

Index: Overview.html
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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/md/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.56
retrieving revision 1.57
diff -u -d -r1.56 -r1.57
--- Overview.html	31 Mar 2010 08:46:39 -0000	1.56
+++ Overview.html	1 Apr 2010 01:00:50 -0000	1.57
@@ -474,12 +474,17 @@
   of the key word ("must", "should", "may", etc) used in introducing
   the algorithm.<p>This specification describes the conformance criteria for <span class="impl">user agents (relevant to implementors) and</span>
   documents<span class="impl"> (relevant to authors and authoring tool
-  implementors)</span>.<p class="note impl">There is no implied relationship between
-  document conformance requirements and implementation conformance
-  requirements. User agents are not free to handle non-conformant
-  documents as they please; the processing model described in this
-  specification applies to implementations regardless of the
-  conformity of the input documents.<div class="impl">
+  implementors)</span>.<p><dfn id="conforming-documents">Conforming documents</dfn> are those that comply with all
+  the conformance criteria for documents. For readability, some of
+  these conformance requirements are phrased as conformance
+  requirements on authors; such requirements are implicitly
+  requirements on documents: by definition, all documents are assumed
+  to have had an author. (In some cases, that author may itself be a
+  user agent &mdash; such user agents are subject to additional rules,
+  as explained below.)<p class="example">For example, if a requirement states that
+  "authors must not use the <code title="">foobar</code> element", it
+  would imply that documents are not allowed to contain elements named
+  <code title="">foobar</code>.<div class="impl">
 
 
   <p>Some conformance requirements are phrased as requirements on
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