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html5/spec Overview.html,1.4050,1.4051

From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2010 09:53:45 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1O1coT-0006fw-RC@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/html5/spec
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv24873

Modified Files:
	Overview.html 
Log Message:
Try to explain what 'text' means in the attribute table. (whatwg r5035)

Index: Overview.html
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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.4050
retrieving revision 1.4051
diff -u -d -r1.4050 -r1.4051
--- Overview.html	13 Apr 2010 09:35:28 -0000	1.4050
+++ Overview.html	13 Apr 2010 09:53:42 -0000	1.4051
@@ -520,7 +520,9 @@
        <li><a href="#classes"><span class="secno">3.2.3.6 </span>The <code>class</code> attribute</a></li>
        <li><a href="#the-style-attribute"><span class="secno">3.2.3.7 </span>The <code>style</code> attribute</a></li>
        <li><a href="#embedding-custom-non-visible-data"><span class="secno">3.2.3.8 </span>Embedding custom non-visible data</a></ol></li>
-     <li><a href="#element-definitions"><span class="secno">3.2.4 </span>Element definitions</a></li>
+     <li><a href="#element-definitions"><span class="secno">3.2.4 </span>Element definitions</a>
+      <ol>
+       <li><a href="#attributes"><span class="secno">3.2.4.1 </span>Attributes</a></ol></li>
      <li><a href="#content-models"><span class="secno">3.2.5 </span>Content models</a>
       <ol>
        <li><a href="#kinds-of-content"><span class="secno">3.2.5.1 </span>Kinds of content</a>
@@ -1029,7 +1031,7 @@
       <ol>
        <li><a href="#start-tags"><span class="secno">8.1.2.1 </span>Start tags</a></li>
        <li><a href="#end-tags"><span class="secno">8.1.2.2 </span>End tags</a></li>
-       <li><a href="#attributes"><span class="secno">8.1.2.3 </span>Attributes</a></li>
+       <li><a href="#attributes-0"><span class="secno">8.1.2.3 </span>Attributes</a></li>
        <li><a href="#optional-tags"><span class="secno">8.1.2.4 </span>Optional tags</a></li>
        <li><a href="#element-restrictions"><span class="secno">8.1.2.5 </span>Restrictions on content models</a></li>
        <li><a href="#cdata-rcdata-restrictions"><span class="secno">8.1.2.6 </span>Restrictions on the contents of raw text and RCDATA elements</a></ol></li>
@@ -1241,7 +1243,7 @@
   <ol>
    <li><a class="no-num" href="#elements-1">Elements</a></li>
    <li><a class="no-num" href="#element-content-categories">Element content categories</a></li>
-   <li><a class="no-num" href="#attributes-0">Attributes</a></li>
+   <li><a class="no-num" href="#attributes-1">Attributes</a></li>
    <li><a class="no-num" href="#interfaces">Interfaces</a></li>
    <li><a class="no-num" href="#events-0">Events</a></ol></li>
  <li><a class="no-num" href="#references">References</a></li>
@@ -8247,7 +8249,10 @@
   </dl><p>This is then followed by a description of what the element
   <a href="#represents">represents</a>, along with any additional normative
   conformance criteria that may apply to authors<span class="impl" title=""> and implementations</span>. Examples are sometimes
-  also included.<h4 id="content-models"><span class="secno">3.2.5 </span><dfn>Content models</dfn></h4><p class="XXX annotation"><b>Status: </b><i>Last call for comments</i><p>Each element defined in this specification has a content model: a
+  also included.<h5 id="attributes"><span class="secno">3.2.4.1 </span>Attributes</h5><p class="XXX annotation"><b>Status: </b><i>Last call for comments</i><p id="attribute-text">Except where otherwise specified, attributes
+  on <a href="#html-elements">HTML elements</a> may have any string value, including
+  the empty string. Except where explicitly stated, is no restriction
+  on what text can be specified in such attributes.<h4 id="content-models"><span class="secno">3.2.5 </span><dfn>Content models</dfn></h4><p class="XXX annotation"><b>Status: </b><i>Last call for comments</i><p>Each element defined in this specification has a content model: a
   description of the element's expected contents. An <a href="#html-elements" title="HTML
   elements">HTML element</a> must have contents that match the
   requirements described in the element's content model.<p class="note">As noted in the conformance and terminology
@@ -51971,7 +51976,7 @@
    <li>Finally, end tags must be closed by a U+003E GREATER-THAN SIGN
    character (&gt;).</li>
 
-  </ol><h5 id="attributes"><span class="secno">8.1.2.3 </span>Attributes</h5><p class="XXX annotation"><b>Status: </b><i>Last call for comments</i><p><dfn id="syntax-attributes" title="syntax-attributes">Attributes</dfn> for an element
+  </ol><h5 id="attributes-0"><span class="secno">8.1.2.3 </span>Attributes</h5><p class="XXX annotation"><b>Status: </b><i>Last call for comments</i><p><dfn id="syntax-attributes" title="syntax-attributes">Attributes</dfn> for an element
   are expressed inside the element's start tag.<p>Attributes have a name and a value. <dfn id="syntax-attribute-name" title="syntax-attribute-name">Attribute names</dfn> must consist of
   one or more characters other than the <a href="#space-character" title="space
   character">space characters</a>, U+0000 NULL, U+0022 QUOTATION
@@ -65974,7 +65979,7 @@
      <td>
       &mdash;
 
-  </table><h3 class="no-num" id="attributes-0">Attributes</h3><p class="XXX annotation"><b>Status: </b><i>Last call for comments</i><p><i>This section is non-normative.</i><table><caption>List of attributes (excluding event handler content attributes)</caption>
+  </table><h3 class="no-num" id="attributes-1">Attributes</h3><p><i>This section is non-normative.</i><table><caption>List of attributes (excluding event handler content attributes)</caption>
    <thead><tr><th> Attribute
      <th> Element(s)
      <th> Description
@@ -66000,7 +66005,7 @@
           <code title="attr-img-alt"><a href="#attr-img-alt">img</a></code>;
           <code title="attr-input-alt"><a href="#attr-input-alt">input</a></code>
      <td> Replacement text for use when images are not available
-     <td> Text*
+     <td> <a href="#attribute-text">Text</a>*
     <tr><th> <code title="">async</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-script-async"><a href="#attr-script-async">script</a></code>
      <td> Execute script asynchronously
@@ -66026,7 +66031,7 @@
     <tr><th> <code title="">challenge</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-keygen-challenge"><a href="#attr-keygen-challenge">keygen</a></code>
      <td> String to package with the generated and signed public key
-     <td> Text
+     <td> <a href="#attribute-text">Text</a>
     <tr><th> <code title="">charset</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-meta-charset"><a href="#attr-meta-charset">meta</a></code>
      <td> <a href="#character-encoding-declaration">Character encoding declaration</a>
@@ -66063,7 +66068,7 @@
     <tr><th> <code title="">content</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-meta-content"><a href="#attr-meta-content">meta</a></code>
      <td> Value of the element
-     <td> Text*
+     <td> <a href="#attribute-text">Text</a>*
     <tr><th> <code title="">contenteditable</code>
      <td> <a href="#attr-contenteditable" title="attr-contenteditable">HTML elements</a>
      <td> Whether the element is <a href="#editable">editable</a>
@@ -66214,7 +66219,7 @@
     <tr><th> <code title="">http-equiv</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-meta-http-equiv"><a href="#attr-meta-http-equiv">meta</a></code>
      <td> Pragma directive
-     <td> Text*
+     <td> <a href="#attribute-text">Text</a>*
     <tr><th> <code title="">icon</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-command-icon"><a href="#attr-command-icon">command</a></code>
      <td> Icon for the command
@@ -66222,7 +66227,7 @@
     <tr><th> <code title="">id</code>
      <td> <a href="#the-id-attribute" title="attr-id">HTML elements</a>
      <td> The element's <a href="#concept-id" title="concept-id">ID</a>
-     <td> Text*
+     <td> <a href="#attribute-text">Text</a>*
     <tr><th> <code title="">ismap</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-img-ismap"><a href="#attr-img-ismap">img</a></code>
      <td> Whether the image is a server-side image map
@@ -66230,14 +66235,14 @@
     <tr><th> <code title="">keytype</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-keygen-keytype"><a href="#attr-keygen-keytype">keygen</a></code>
      <td> The type of cryptographic key to generate
-     <td> Text*
+     <td> <a href="#attribute-text">Text</a>*
     <tr><th> <code title="">label</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-command-label"><a href="#attr-command-label">command</a></code>;
           <code title="attr-menu-label"><a href="#attr-menu-label">menu</a></code>;
           <code title="attr-optgroup-label"><a href="#attr-optgroup-label">optgroup</a></code>;
           <code title="attr-option-label"><a href="#attr-option-label">option</a></code>
      <td> User-visible label
-     <td> Text
+     <td> <a href="#attribute-text">Text</a>
     <tr><th> <code title="">lang</code>
      <td> <a href="#attr-lang" title="attr-lang">HTML elements</a>
      <td> <a href="#language">Language</a> of the element
@@ -66307,11 +66312,11 @@
           <code title="attr-fe-name"><a href="#attr-fe-name">select</a></code>;
           <code title="attr-fe-name"><a href="#attr-fe-name">textarea</a></code>
      <td> Name of form control to use for <a href="#form-submission">form submission</a> and in the <code title="dom-form-elements"><a href="#dom-form-elements">form.elements</a></code> API
-     <td> Text*
+     <td> <a href="#attribute-text">Text</a>*
     <tr><th> <code title="">name</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-form-name"><a href="#attr-form-name">form</a></code>
      <td> Name of form to use in the <code title="dom-document-forms"><a href="#dom-document-forms">document.forms</a></code> API
-     <td> Text*
+     <td> <a href="#attribute-text">Text</a>*
     <tr><th> <code title="">name</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-iframe-name"><a href="#attr-iframe-name">iframe</a></code>;
           <code title="attr-object-name"><a href="#attr-object-name">object</a></code>
@@ -66320,15 +66325,15 @@
     <tr><th> <code title="">name</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-map-name"><a href="#attr-map-name">map</a></code>
      <td> Name of <a href="#image-map">image map</a> to reference from the <code title="attr-hyperlink-usemap"><a href="#attr-hyperlink-usemap">usemap</a></code> attribute
-     <td> Text*
+     <td> <a href="#attribute-text">Text</a>*
     <tr><th> <code title="">name</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-meta-name"><a href="#attr-meta-name">meta</a></code>
      <td> Metadata name
-     <td> Text*
+     <td> <a href="#attribute-text">Text</a>*
     <tr><th> <code title="">name</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-param-name"><a href="#attr-param-name">param</a></code>
      <td> Name of parameter
-     <td> Text
+     <td> <a href="#attribute-text">Text</a>
     <tr><th> <code title="">novalidate</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-fs-novalidate"><a href="#attr-fs-novalidate">form</a></code>
      <td> Bypass form control validation for <a href="#form-submission">form submission</a>
@@ -66349,7 +66354,7 @@
      <td> <code title="attr-input-placeholder"><a href="#attr-input-placeholder">input</a></code>;
           <code title="attr-textarea-placeholder"><a href="#attr-textarea-placeholder">textarea</a></code>
      <td> User-visible label to be placed within the form control
-     <td> Text*
+     <td> <a href="#attribute-text">Text</a>*
     <tr><th> <code title="">poster</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-video-poster"><a href="#attr-video-poster">video</a></code>
      <td> Poster frame to show prior to video playback
@@ -66368,7 +66373,7 @@
     <tr><th> <code title="">radiogroup</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-command-radiogroup"><a href="#attr-command-radiogroup">command</a></code>
      <td> Name of group of commands to treat as a radio button group
-     <td> Text
+     <td> <a href="#attribute-text">Text</a>
     <tr><th> <code title="">readonly</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-input-readonly"><a href="#attr-input-readonly">input</a></code>;
           <code title="attr-textarea-readonly"><a href="#attr-textarea-readonly">textarea</a></code>
@@ -66479,7 +66484,7 @@
     <tr><th> <code title="">summary</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-table-summary"><a href="#attr-table-summary">table</a></code>
      <td> Explanatory text for complex tables for users of screen readers
-     <td> Text*
+     <td> <a href="#attribute-text">Text</a>*
     <tr><th> <code title="">tabindex</code>
      <td> <a href="#attr-tabindex" title="attr-tabindex">HTML elements</a>
      <td> Whether the element is focusable, and the relative order of the element for the purposes of sequential focus navigation
@@ -66500,25 +66505,25 @@
     <tr><th> <code title="">title</code>
      <td> <a href="#the-title-attribute" title="attr-title">HTML elements</a>
      <td> Advisory information for the element
-     <td> Text
+     <td> <a href="#attribute-text">Text</a>
     <tr><th> <code title="">title</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-abbr-title"><a href="#attr-abbr-title">abbr</a></code>;
           <code title="attr-dfn-title"><a href="#attr-dfn-title">dfn</a></code>
      <td> Full term or expansion of abbreviation
-     <td> Text
+     <td> <a href="#attribute-text">Text</a>
     <tr><th> <code title="">title</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-command-title"><a href="#attr-command-title">command</a></code>
      <td> Hint describing the command
-     <td> Text
+     <td> <a href="#attribute-text">Text</a>
     <tr><th> <code title="">title</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-link-title"><a href="#attr-link-title">link</a></code>
      <td> Title of the link
-     <td> Text
+     <td> <a href="#attribute-text">Text</a>
     <tr><th> <code title="">title</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-link-title"><a href="#attr-link-title">link</a></code>;
           <code title="attr-style-title"><a href="#attr-style-title">style</a></code>
      <td> Alternative style sheet set name
-     <td> Text
+     <td> <a href="#attribute-text">Text</a>
     <tr><th> <code title="">type</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-hyperlink-type"><a href="#attr-hyperlink-type">a</a></code>;
           <code title="attr-hyperlink-type"><a href="#attr-hyperlink-type">area</a></code>;
@@ -66563,7 +66568,7 @@
      <td> <code title="attr-button-value"><a href="#attr-button-value">button</a></code>;
           <code title="attr-option-value"><a href="#attr-option-value">option</a></code>
      <td> Value to be used for <a href="#form-submission">form submission</a>
-     <td> Text
+     <td> <a href="#attribute-text">Text</a>
     <tr><th> <code title="">value</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-input-value"><a href="#attr-input-value">input</a></code>
      <td> Value of the form control
@@ -66580,7 +66585,7 @@
     <tr><th> <code title="">value</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-param-value"><a href="#attr-param-value">param</a></code>
      <td> Value of parameter
-     <td> Text
+     <td> <a href="#attribute-text">Text</a>
     <tr><th> <code title="">width</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-canvas-width"><a href="#attr-canvas-width">canvas</a></code>;
           <code title="attr-dim-width"><a href="#attr-dim-width">embed</a></code>;
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