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From: Anne van Kesteren via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2010 05:05:50 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1NfRFO-0004yO-Bp@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/html5/html4-differences
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv19080

Modified Files:
	Overview.html Overview.src.html 
Log Message:
fix a bug in WF2 differences and remove code around DOCTYPE

Index: Overview.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /sources/public/html5/html4-differences/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.83
retrieving revision 1.84
diff -u -d -r1.83 -r1.84
--- Overview.html	3 Sep 2009 13:29:06 -0000	1.83
+++ Overview.html	11 Feb 2010 05:05:48 -0000	1.84
@@ -22,13 +22,13 @@
 
    <h1 id=html5-diff>HTML5 differences from HTML4</h1>
 
-   <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id=w3c-doctype>Editor's Draft 3 September 2009</h2>
+   <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id=w3c-doctype>Editor's Draft 11 February 2010</h2>
 
    <dl>
     <dt>This Version:
 
     <dd><a
-     href="http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/ED-html5-diff-20090903/">http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/ED-html5-diff-20090903/</a>
+     href="http://www.w3.org/TR/2010/ED-html5-diff-20100211/">http://www.w3.org/TR/2010/ED-html5-diff-20100211/</a>
 
     <dt>Latest Published Version:
 
@@ -101,7 +101,7 @@
    can be found in the <a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/">W3C technical reports
    index</a> at http://www.w3.org/TR/.</em>
 
-  <p>This is the 3 September 2009 Editor's Draft produced by the <a
+  <p>This is the 11 February 2010 Editor's Draft produced by the <a
    href="http://www.w3.org/html/wg/">HTML Working Group</a>, part of the <a
    href="http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/Activity">HTML Activity</a>. The Working
    Group intends to publish this document as a <a
@@ -135,77 +135,77 @@
   <!--begin-toc-->
 
   <ul class=toc>
-   <li><a href="#introduction"><span class=secno>1 </span>Introduction</a>
+   <li><a href="#introduction"><span class=secno>1. </span>Introduction</a>
     <ul class=toc>
-     <li><a href="#open-issues"><span class=secno>1.1 </span>Open Issues</a>
+     <li><a href="#open-issues"><span class=secno>1.1. </span>Open Issues</a>
+      
 
-     <li><a href="#backwards-compatible"><span class=secno>1.2
+     <li><a href="#backwards-compatible"><span class=secno>1.2.
       </span>Backwards Compatible</a>
 
-     <li><a href="#development-model"><span class=secno>1.3
+     <li><a href="#development-model"><span class=secno>1.3.
       </span>Development Model</a>
 
-     <li><a href="#webarch"><span class=secno>1.4 </span>Impact on Web
+     <li><a href="#webarch"><span class=secno>1.4. </span>Impact on Web
       Architecture</a>
     </ul>
 
-   <li><a href="#syntax"><span class=secno>2 </span>Syntax</a>
+   <li><a href="#syntax"><span class=secno>2. </span>Syntax</a>
     <ul class=toc>
-     <li><a href="#character-encoding"><span class=secno>2.1 </span>Character
-      Encoding</a>
+     <li><a href="#character-encoding"><span class=secno>2.1.
+      </span>Character Encoding</a>
 
-     <li><a href="#doctype"><span class=secno>2.2 </span>The <code
-      title="">DOCTYPE</code></a>
+     <li><a href="#doctype"><span class=secno>2.2. </span>The DOCTYPE</a>
 
-     <li><a href="#mathml-svg"><span class=secno>2.3 </span>MathML and
+     <li><a href="#mathml-svg"><span class=secno>2.3. </span>MathML and
       SVG</a>
 
-     <li><a href="#syntax-misc"><span class=secno>2.4
+     <li><a href="#syntax-misc"><span class=secno>2.4.
       </span>Miscellaneous</a>
     </ul>
 
-   <li><a href="#language"><span class=secno>3 </span>Language</a>
+   <li><a href="#language"><span class=secno>3. </span>Language</a>
     <ul class=toc>
-     <li><a href="#new-elements"><span class=secno>3.1 </span>New
+     <li><a href="#new-elements"><span class=secno>3.1. </span>New
       Elements</a>
 
-     <li><a href="#new-attributes"><span class=secno>3.2 </span>New
+     <li><a href="#new-attributes"><span class=secno>3.2. </span>New
       Attributes</a>
 
-     <li><a href="#changed-elements"><span class=secno>3.3 </span>Changed
+     <li><a href="#changed-elements"><span class=secno>3.3. </span>Changed
       Elements</a>
 
-     <li><a href="#changed-attributes"><span class=secno>3.4 </span>Changed
+     <li><a href="#changed-attributes"><span class=secno>3.4. </span>Changed
       attributes</a>
 
-     <li><a href="#absent-elements"><span class=secno>3.5 </span>Absent
+     <li><a href="#absent-elements"><span class=secno>3.5. </span>Absent
       Elements</a>
 
-     <li><a href="#absent-attributes"><span class=secno>3.6 </span>Absent
+     <li><a href="#absent-attributes"><span class=secno>3.6. </span>Absent
       Attributes</a>
     </ul>
 
-   <li><a href="#apis"><span class=secno>4 </span>APIs</a>
+   <li><a href="#apis"><span class=secno>4. </span>APIs</a>
     <ul class=toc>
-     <li><a href="#htmldocument-extensions"><span class=secno>4.1
+     <li><a href="#htmldocument-extensions"><span class=secno>4.1.
       </span>Extensions to <code>HTMLDocument</code></a>
 
-     <li><a href="#htmlelement-extensions"><span class=secno>4.2
+     <li><a href="#htmlelement-extensions"><span class=secno>4.2.
       </span>Extensions to <code>HTMLElement</code></a>
     </ul>
 
-   <li><a href="#changelog"><span class=secno>5 </span>HTML5 Changelogs</a>
+   <li><a href="#changelog"><span class=secno>5. </span>HTML5 Changelogs</a>
     <ul class=toc>
-     <li><a href="#changes-2009-04-23"><span class=secno>5.1 </span>Changes
+     <li><a href="#changes-2009-04-23"><span class=secno>5.1. </span>Changes
       since 23 April 2009</a>
 
-     <li><a href="#changes-2009-02-12"><span class=secno>5.2 </span>Changes
+     <li><a href="#changes-2009-02-12"><span class=secno>5.2. </span>Changes
       from 12 February 2009 to 23 April 2009</a>
 
-     <li><a href="#changes-2008-06-10"><span class=secno>5.3 </span>Changes
+     <li><a href="#changes-2008-06-10"><span class=secno>5.3. </span>Changes
       from 10 June 2008 to 12 February 2009</a>
 
-     <li><a href="#changes-2008-01-22"><span class=secno>5.4 </span>Changes
+     <li><a href="#changes-2008-01-22"><span class=secno>5.4. </span>Changes
       from 22 January 2008 to 10 June 2008</a>
     </ul>
 
@@ -215,7 +215,7 @@
   </ul>
   <!--end-toc-->
 
-  <h2 id=introduction><span class=secno>1 </span>Introduction</h2>
+  <h2 id=introduction><span class=secno>1. </span>Introduction</h2>
 
   <p>HTML has been in continuous evolution since it was introduced to the
    Internet in the early 1990s. Some features were introduced in
@@ -251,7 +251,7 @@
     applications.
   </ol>
 
-  <h3 id=open-issues><span class=secno>1.1 </span>Open Issues</h3>
+  <h3 id=open-issues><span class=secno>1.1. </span>Open Issues</h3>
 
   <p><strong>HTML5 is still a draft.</strong> The contents of HTML5, as well
    as the contents of this document which depend on HTML5, are still being
@@ -266,7 +266,7 @@
     <code>alt</code> and <code>summary</code> attributes.
   </ul>
 
-  <h3 id=backwards-compatible><span class=secno>1.2 </span>Backwards
+  <h3 id=backwards-compatible><span class=secno>1.2. </span>Backwards
    Compatible</h3>
 
   <p>HTML5 is defined in a way that it is backwards compatible with the way
@@ -285,7 +285,7 @@
   <p>Since HTML5 has separate conformance requirements for authors and user
    agents there is no longer a need for marking features "deprecated".
 
-  <h3 id=development-model><span class=secno>1.3 </span>Development Model</h3>
+  <h3 id=development-model><span class=secno>1.3. </span>Development Model</h3>
 
   <p>The HTML5 specification will not be considered finished before there are
    at least two complete implementations of the specification. This is a
@@ -296,7 +296,7 @@
     editor one beer in exchange. -->
 
   <div>
-   <h3 id=webarch><span class=secno>1.4 </span>Impact on Web Architecture</h3>
+   <h3 id=webarch><span class=secno>1.4. </span>Impact on Web Architecture</h3>
    <!-- http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-tag/2008May/0087.html -->
    <p>The following areas / features defined in HTML5 are believed to impact
     the Web architecture:</p>
@@ -355,7 +355,7 @@
   </div>
   <!-- This closes the <div> added for Michael(tm) Smith. -->
 
-  <h2 id=syntax><span class=secno>2 </span>Syntax</h2>
+  <h2 id=syntax><span class=secno>2. </span>Syntax</h2>
 
   <p>HTML5 defines an HTML syntax that is compatible with HTML4 and XHTML1
    documents published on the Web, but is not compatible with the more
@@ -404,7 +404,7 @@
   &lt;/body>
 &lt;/html></code></pre>
 
-  <h3 id=character-encoding><span class=secno>2.1 </span>Character Encoding</h3>
+  <h3 id=character-encoding><span class=secno>2.1. </span>Character Encoding</h3>
 
   <p>For the HTML syntax of HTML5 authors have three means of setting the
    character encoding:
@@ -427,25 +427,23 @@
   <p>For the XML syntax, authors have to use the rules as set forth in the
    XML specifications to set the character encoding.
 
-  <h3 id=doctype><span class=secno>2.2 </span>The <code
-   title="">DOCTYPE</code></h3>
+  <h3 id=doctype><span class=secno>2.2. </span>The DOCTYPE</h3>
 
-  <p>The HTML syntax of HTML5 requires a <code title="">DOCTYPE</code> to be
-   specified to ensure that the browser renders the page in standards mode.
-   The <code title="">DOCTYPE</code> has no other purpose and is therefore
-   optional for XML. Documents with an XML media type are always handled in
-   standards mode. [<cite><a href="#ref-doctype">DOCTYPE</a></cite>]
+  <p>The HTML syntax of HTML5 requires a DOCTYPE to be specified to ensure
+   that the browser renders the page in standards mode. The DOCTYPE has no
+   other purpose and is therefore optional for XML. Documents with an XML
+   media type are always handled in standards mode. [<cite><a
+   href="#ref-doctype">DOCTYPE</a></cite>]
 
-  <p>The <code title="">DOCTYPE</code> declaration is <code>&lt;!DOCTYPE
-   html></code> and is case-insensitive in the HTML syntax. <code
-   title="">DOCTYPE</code>s from earlier versions of HTML were longer because
-   the HTML language was SGML-based and therefore required a reference to a
-   DTD. With HTML5 this is no longer the case and the <code
-   title="">DOCTYPE</code> is only needed to enable standards mode for
-   documents written using the HTML syntax. Browsers already do this for
-   <code>&lt;!DOCTYPE html></code>.
+  <p>The DOCTYPE declaration is <code>&lt;!DOCTYPE html></code> and is
+   case-insensitive in the HTML syntax. DOCTYPEs from earlier versions of
+   HTML were longer because the HTML language was SGML-based and therefore
+   required a reference to a DTD. With HTML5 this is no longer the case and
+   the DOCTYPE is only needed to enable standards mode for documents written
+   using the HTML syntax. Browsers already do this for <code>&lt;!DOCTYPE
+   html></code>.
 
-  <h3 id=mathml-svg><span class=secno>2.3 </span>MathML and SVG</h3>
+  <h3 id=mathml-svg><span class=secno>2.3. </span>MathML and SVG</h3>
 
   <p>The HTML syntax of HTML5 allows for MathML and SVG elements to be used
    inside a document. E.g. a very simple document using some of the minimal
@@ -462,7 +460,7 @@
    <code>foreignObject</code> element you could nest MathML, HTML, or both
    inside an SVG fragment that is itself inside HTML.
 
-  <h3 id=syntax-misc><span class=secno>2.4 </span>Miscellaneous</h3>
+  <h3 id=syntax-misc><span class=secno>2.4. </span>Miscellaneous</h3>
 
   <p>There are a few other syntax changes worthy of mentioning:
 
@@ -474,12 +472,12 @@
     a valid language identifier, just like <code>xml:lang</code> does in XML.
   </ul>
 
-  <h2 id=language><span class=secno>3 </span>Language</h2>
+  <h2 id=language><span class=secno>3. </span>Language</h2>
 
   <p>This section is split up in several subsections to more clearly
    illustrate the various differences there are between HTML4 and HTML5.
 
-  <h3 id=new-elements><span class=secno>3.1 </span>New Elements</h3>
+  <h3 id=new-elements><span class=secno>3.1. </span>New Elements</h3>
 
   <p class=note>The links in this section may stop working if elements are
    renamed and/or removed. They should function in the latest version of this
@@ -719,7 +717,7 @@
    a better experience as his input is checked before sending it to the
    server meaning there is less time to wait for feedback.
 
-  <h3 id=new-attributes><span class=secno>3.2 </span>New Attributes</h3>
+  <h3 id=new-attributes><span class=secno>3.2. </span>New Attributes</h3>
 
   <p>HTML5 has introduced several new attributes to various elements that
    were already part of HTML4:
@@ -898,7 +896,7 @@
    the <code>message</code> event which is used by the cross-document
    messaging API.
 
-  <h3 id=changed-elements><span class=secno>3.3 </span>Changed Elements</h3>
+  <h3 id=changed-elements><span class=secno>3.3. </span>Changed Elements</h3>
 
   <p>These elements have slightly modified meanings in HTML5 to better
    reflect how they are used on the Web or to make them more useful:
@@ -950,7 +948,7 @@
      strong emphasis.
   </ul>
 
-  <h3 id=changed-attributes><span class=secno>3.4 </span>Changed attributes</h3>
+  <h3 id=changed-attributes><span class=secno>3.4. </span>Changed attributes</h3>
 
   <p>The following attributes are allowed but authors are strongly encouraged
    to not use them and instead use an alternative solution:
@@ -976,7 +974,7 @@
      draft defines several alternative solutions.
   </ul>
 
-  <h3 id=absent-elements><span class=secno>3.5 </span>Absent Elements</h3>
+  <h3 id=absent-elements><span class=secno>3.5. </span>Absent Elements</h3>
 
   <p>The elements in this section are not to be used by authors. User agents
    will still have to support them and various sections in HTML5 define how.
@@ -1035,7 +1033,7 @@
    It is not included in the XML syntax as its usage relies on an HTML
    parser.
 
-  <h3 id=absent-attributes><span class=secno>3.6 </span>Absent Attributes</h3>
+  <h3 id=absent-attributes><span class=secno>3.6. </span>Absent Attributes</h3>
 
   <p>Some attributes from HTML4 are no longer allowed in HTML5. If they need
    to have any impact on user agents for compatibility reasons it is defined
@@ -1149,7 +1147,7 @@
     and <code>pre</code>.
   </ul>
 
-  <h2 id=apis><span class=secno>4 </span>APIs</h2>
+  <h2 id=apis><span class=secno>4. </span>APIs</h2>
 
   <p>HTML5 introduces a number of APIs that help in creating Web
    applications. These can be used together with the new elements introduced
@@ -1183,7 +1181,7 @@
    <li>Cross-document messaging.
   </ul>
 
-  <h3 id=htmldocument-extensions><span class=secno>4.1 </span>Extensions to
+  <h3 id=htmldocument-extensions><span class=secno>4.1. </span>Extensions to
    <code>HTMLDocument</code></h3>
 
   <p>HTML5 has extended the <code>HTMLDocument</code> interface from DOM
@@ -1218,7 +1216,7 @@
      mostly used for editing of documents.
   </ul>
 
-  <h3 id=htmlelement-extensions><span class=secno>4.2 </span>Extensions to
+  <h3 id=htmlelement-extensions><span class=secno>4.2. </span>Extensions to
    <code>HTMLElement</code></h3>
 
   <p>The <code>HTMLElement</code> interface has also gained several
@@ -1243,7 +1241,7 @@
      functionality for the <code>rel</code> attribute.
   </ul>
 
-  <h2 id=changelog><span class=secno>5 </span>HTML5 Changelogs</h2>
+  <h2 id=changelog><span class=secno>5. </span>HTML5 Changelogs</h2>
 
   <p>The changelogs in this section indicate what has been changed between
    publications of the HTML5 drafts. Rationale for changes can be found in
@@ -1262,7 +1260,7 @@
   <p>The changes in the changelogs are in rough chronological order to ease
    editing this document.
 
-  <h3 id=changes-2009-04-23><span class=secno>5.1 </span>Changes since 23
+  <h3 id=changes-2009-04-23><span class=secno>5.1. </span>Changes since 23
    April 2009</h3>
   <!-- since rev 2975 -->
 
@@ -1362,7 +1360,7 @@
    <li>Definition of Content-Type sniffing.
   </ul>
 
-  <h3 id=changes-2009-02-12><span class=secno>5.2 </span>Changes from 12
+  <h3 id=changes-2009-02-12><span class=secno>5.2. </span>Changes from 12
    February 2009 to 23 April 2009</h3>
 
   <ul>
@@ -1442,8 +1440,8 @@
    <li>Web Storage (the persistent storage and database storage features)
   </ul>
 
-  <h3 id=changes-2008-06-10><span class=secno>5.3 </span>Changes from 10 June
-   2008 to 12 February 2009</h3>
+  <h3 id=changes-2008-06-10><span class=secno>5.3. </span>Changes from 10
+   June 2008 to 12 February 2009</h3>
 
   <ul>
    <li>The <code>data</code> member of <code>ImageData</code> objects has
@@ -1589,8 +1587,8 @@
    <li>User agents must treat US-ASCII as Windows-1252 for compatibility
     reasons.
 
-   <li>An alternative syntax for the <code title="">DOCTYPE</code> is allowed
-    for compatibility with some XML tools.
+   <li>An alternative syntax for the DOCTYPE is allowed for compatibility
+    with some XML tools.
 
    <li>Data templates have been removed (consisted of the
     <code>datatemplate</code>, <code>rule</code> and <code>nest</code>
@@ -1685,8 +1683,10 @@
     A field can still be associated with a form it is not nested in through
     the <code>form</code> attribute.
 
-   <li>The <code>dispatchFormInput()</code> and
-    <code>dispatchFormChange()</code> methods have been removed.
+   <li>The <code>dispatchChangeInput()</code> and
+    <code>dispatchFormChange()</code> methods have been removed from the
+    <code>select</code>, <code>input</code>, <code>textarea</code>, and
+    <code>button</code> elements.
 
    <li>Repetition templates have been removed.
 
@@ -1737,7 +1737,7 @@
     attribute.
   </ul>
 
-  <h3 id=changes-2008-01-22><span class=secno>5.4 </span>Changes from 22
+  <h3 id=changes-2008-01-22><span class=secno>5.4. </span>Changes from 22
    January 2008 to 10 June 2008</h3>
 
   <ul>

Index: Overview.src.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /sources/public/html5/html4-differences/Overview.src.html,v
retrieving revision 1.61
retrieving revision 1.62
diff -u -d -r1.61 -r1.62
--- Overview.src.html	3 Sep 2009 13:29:06 -0000	1.61
+++ Overview.src.html	11 Feb 2010 05:05:48 -0000	1.62
@@ -338,23 +338,21 @@
     <p>For the XML syntax, authors have to use the rules as set forth in the
     XML specifications to set the character encoding.</p>
 
-    <h3 id="doctype">The <code title="">DOCTYPE</code></h3>
+    <h3 id="doctype">The DOCTYPE</h3>
 
-    <p>The HTML syntax of HTML5 requires a
-    <code title="">DOCTYPE</code> to be specified to ensure that the browser
-    renders the page in standards mode. The <code title="">DOCTYPE</code>
-    has no other purpose and is therefore optional for XML. Documents with
-    an XML media type are always handled in standards mode.
+    <p>The HTML syntax of HTML5 requires a DOCTYPE to be specified to ensure
+    that the browser renders the page in standards mode. The DOCTYPE has no
+    other purpose and is therefore optional for XML. Documents with an XML
+    media type are always handled in standards mode.
     [<cite><span>DOCTYPE</span></cite>]</p>
 
-    <p>The <code title="">DOCTYPE</code> declaration is
-    <code>&lt;!DOCTYPE html></code> and is case-insensitive in the HTML
-    syntax. <code title="">DOCTYPE</code>s from earlier versions of HTML
-    were longer because the HTML language was SGML-based and therefore
-    required a reference to a DTD. With HTML5 this is no longer the
-    case and the <code title="">DOCTYPE</code> is only needed to enable
-    standards mode for documents written using the HTML syntax. Browsers
-    already do this for <code>&lt;!DOCTYPE html></code>.</p>
+    <p>The DOCTYPE declaration is <code>&lt;!DOCTYPE html></code> and is
+    case-insensitive in the HTML syntax. DOCTYPEs from earlier versions of
+    HTML were longer because the HTML language was SGML-based and therefore
+    required a reference to a DTD. With HTML5 this is no longer the case and
+    the DOCTYPE is only needed to enable standards mode for documents
+    written using the HTML syntax. Browsers already do this for
+    <code>&lt;!DOCTYPE html></code>.</p>
     
     
     <h3 id="mathml-svg">MathML and SVG</h3>
@@ -1331,7 +1329,7 @@
      parsing.</li>
      <li>User agents must treat US-ASCII as Windows-1252 for compatibility
      reasons.</li>
-     <li>An alternative syntax for the <code title="">DOCTYPE</code> is
+     <li>An alternative syntax for the DOCTYPE is
      allowed for compatibility with some XML tools.</li>
      <li>Data templates have been removed (consisted of the
      <code>datatemplate</code>, <code>rule</code> and <code>nest</code>
@@ -1403,8 +1401,10 @@
      <li>Support for associating a field with multiple forms has been
      removed. A field can still be associated with a form it is not nested
      in through the <code>form</code> attribute.</li>
-     <li>The <code>dispatchFormInput()</code> and
-     <code>dispatchFormChange()</code> methods have been removed.</li>
+     <li>The <code>dispatchChangeInput()</code> and
+     <code>dispatchFormChange()</code> methods have been removed from the
+     <code>select</code>, <code>input</code>, <code>textarea</code>, and
+     <code>button</code> elements.</li>
      <li>Repetition templates have been removed.</li>
      <li>The <code>inputmode</code> attribute has been removed.</li>
      <li>The <code>input</code> element in the File Upload state no longer
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