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From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 10 Jan 2010 07:19:44 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1NTs5Q-0007RO-K0@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/html5/spec
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Modified Files:
	Overview.html 
Log Message:
Correct terminology regarding MIME types. (whatwg r4554)

Index: Overview.html
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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
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--- Overview.html	9 Jan 2010 08:53:00 -0000	1.3633
+++ Overview.html	10 Jan 2010 07:19:41 -0000	1.3634
@@ -262,7 +262,7 @@
    <h1>HTML5</h1>
    <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>
 
-   <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id="editor-s-draft-9-january-2010">Editor's Draft 9 January 2010</h2>
+   <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id="editor-s-draft-10-january-2010">Editor's Draft 10 January 2010</h2>
    <dl><dt>Latest Published Version:</dt>
     <dd><a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/">http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/</a></dd>
     <dt>Latest Editor's Draft:</dt>
@@ -361,7 +361,7 @@
   specification's progress along the W3C Recommendation
   track.
 
-  This specification is the 9 January 2010 Editor's Draft.
+  This specification is the 10 January 2010 Editor's Draft.
   </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 part of <a href="http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/">a
   larger specification</a> being produced by the <a href="http://www.whatwg.org/">WHATWG</a>.
   <!-- UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPH TO BE REMOVED OR EDITED WITHOUT TALKING TO IAN FIRST -->
@@ -1574,8 +1574,13 @@
   sometimes called an <i>Internet media type</i> in protocol
   literature. The term <i>media type</i> in this specification is used
   to refer to the type of media intended for presentation, as used by
-  the CSS specifications. <a href="#refsRFC2046">[RFC2046]</a> <a href="#refsMQ">[MQ]</a><p>A string is a <dfn id="valid-mime-type">valid MIME type</dfn> if it matches the <code title="">media-type</code> rule defined in section 3.7 "Media
-  Types" of RFC 2616. <a href="#refsHTTP">[HTTP]</a><h4 id="xml"><span class="secno">3.1.2 </span>XML</h4><p class="XXX annotation"><b>Status: </b><i>Last call for comments</i><p id="html-namespace">To ease migration from HTML to XHTML, UAs
+  the CSS specifications. <a href="#refsRFC2046">[RFC2046]</a> <a href="#refsMQ">[MQ]</a><p>A string is a <dfn id="valid-mime-type">valid MIME type</dfn> if it matches the <code title="">media-type</code> rule defined in section 3.7 "Media Types"
+  of RFC 2616. In particular, a <a href="#valid-mime-type">valid MIME type</a> may
+  include MIME type parameters. <a href="#refsHTTP">[HTTP]</a><p>A string is a <dfn id="valid-mime-type-with-no-parameters">valid MIME type with no parameters</dfn> if it
+  matches the <code title="">media-type</code> rule defined in section
+  3.7 "Media Types" of RFC 2616, but does not contain any U+003B
+  SEMICOLON characters (;). In other words, if it consists only of a
+  type and subtype, with no MIME Type parameters. <a href="#refsHTTP">[HTTP]</a><h4 id="xml"><span class="secno">3.1.2 </span>XML</h4><p class="XXX annotation"><b>Status: </b><i>Last call for comments</i><p id="html-namespace">To ease migration from HTML to XHTML, UAs
   conforming to this specification will place elements in HTML in the
   <code>http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml</code> namespace, at least for
   the purposes of the DOM and CSS. The term "<dfn id="html-elements">HTML
@@ -9335,8 +9340,8 @@
   the <a href="#attr-hyperlink-hreflang" title="attr-hyperlink-hreflang"><code>hreflang</code>
   attribute on hyperlink elements</a>.<p>The <dfn id="attr-link-type" title="attr-link-type"><code>type</code></dfn> attribute
   gives the <a href="#mime-type">MIME type</a> of the linked resource. It is
-  purely advisory.  The value must be a <a href="#valid-mime-type">valid MIME type</a>,
-  optionally with parameters.<p>For <a href="#external-resource-link" title="external resource link">external resource
+  purely advisory.  The value must be a <a href="#valid-mime-type">valid MIME
+  type</a>.<p>For <a href="#external-resource-link" title="external resource link">external resource
   links</a>, the <code title="attr-link-type"><a href="#attr-link-type">type</a></code> attribute
   is used as a hint to user agents so that they can avoid fetching
   resources they do not support. <span class="impl">If the attribute
@@ -10221,10 +10226,9 @@
   information in their documents. The <code><a href="#the-style-element">style</a></code> element is
   one of several inputs to the <a href="#styling">styling processing
   model</a>. The element does not <a href="#represents" title="represents">represent</a> content for the user.<p>If the <dfn id="attr-style-type" title="attr-style-type"><code>type</code></dfn>
-  attribute is given, it must contain a <a href="#valid-mime-type">valid MIME type</a>,
-  optionally with parameters, that designates a styling language. If
-  the attribute is absent, the type defaults to
-  <code>text/css</code>. <a href="#refsRFC2318">[RFC2318]</a><div class="impl">
+  attribute is given, it must contain a <a href="#valid-mime-type">valid MIME type</a>
+  that designates a styling language. If the attribute is absent, the
+  type defaults to <code>text/css</code>. <a href="#refsRFC2318">[RFC2318]</a><div class="impl">
 
   <!-- this paragraph is also present in the <script> section -->
   <p>When examining types to determine if they support the language,
@@ -10531,8 +10535,9 @@
   specified.<p>The <dfn id="attr-script-type" title="attr-script-type"><code>type</code></dfn>
   attribute gives the language of the script or format of the data. If
   the attribute is present, its value must be a <a href="#valid-mime-type">valid MIME
-  type</a>, optionally with parameters. The <code title="">charset</code> parameter must not be specified. (The
-  default, which is used if the attribute is absent, is "<code title="">text/javascript</code>".)<p>The <dfn id="attr-script-src" title="attr-script-src"><code>src</code></dfn>
+  type</a>. The <code title="">charset</code> parameter must not be
+  specified. (The default, which is used if the attribute is absent,
+  is "<code title="">text/javascript</code>".)<p>The <dfn id="attr-script-src" title="attr-script-src"><code>src</code></dfn>
   attribute, if specified, gives the address of the external script
   resource to use. The value of the attribute must be a <a href="#valid-url">valid
   URL</a> identifying a script resource of the type given by the
@@ -17146,12 +17151,14 @@
   or interactive content.<p>The <dfn id="attr-embed-src" title="attr-embed-src"><code>src</code></dfn> attribute
   gives the address of the resource being embedded. The attribute, if
   present, must contain a <a href="#valid-url">valid URL</a>.<p>The <dfn id="attr-embed-type" title="attr-embed-type"><code>type</code></dfn>
-  attribute, if present, gives the <a href="#mime-type">MIME type</a> of the plugin to
-  instantiate. The value must be a <a href="#valid-mime-type">valid MIME type</a>,
-  optionally with parameters. If both the <code title="attr-embed-type"><a href="#attr-embed-type">type</a></code> attribute and the <code title="attr-embed-src"><a href="#attr-embed-src">src</a></code> attribute are present, then the
-  <code title="attr-embed-type"><a href="#attr-embed-type">type</a></code> attribute must specify the
-  same type as the <a href="#content-type" title="Content-Type">explicit Content-Type
-  metadata</a> of the resource given by the <code title="attr-embed-src"><a href="#attr-embed-src">src</a></code> attribute.<div class="impl">
+  attribute, if present, gives the <a href="#mime-type">MIME type</a> of the
+  plugin to instantiate. The value must be a <a href="#valid-mime-type">valid MIME
+  type</a>. If both the <code title="attr-embed-type"><a href="#attr-embed-type">type</a></code>
+  attribute and the <code title="attr-embed-src"><a href="#attr-embed-src">src</a></code> attribute
+  are present, then the <code title="attr-embed-type"><a href="#attr-embed-type">type</a></code>
+  attribute must specify the same type as the <a href="#content-type" title="Content-Type">explicit Content-Type metadata</a> of the
+  resource given by the <code title="attr-embed-src"><a href="#attr-embed-src">src</a></code>
+  attribute.<div class="impl">
 
   <p>When the element is created with neither a <code title="attr-embed-src"><a href="#attr-embed-src">src</a></code> attribute nor a <code title="attr-embed-type"><a href="#attr-embed-type">type</a></code> attribute, and when attributes
   are removed such that neither attribute is present on the element
@@ -17395,8 +17402,7 @@
   attribute, if present, specifies the address of the resource. If
   present, the attribute must be a <a href="#valid-url">valid URL</a>.<p>The <dfn id="attr-object-type" title="attr-object-type"><code>type</code></dfn>
   attribute, if present, specifies the type of the resource. If
-  present, the attribute must be a <a href="#valid-mime-type">valid MIME type</a>,
-  optionally with parameters.<p>At least one of either the <code title="attr-object-data"><a href="#attr-object-data">data</a></code> attribute or the <code title="attr-object-type"><a href="#attr-object-type">type</a></code> attribute must be present.<p>The <dfn id="attr-object-name" title="attr-object-name"><code>name</code></dfn>
+  present, the attribute must be a <a href="#valid-mime-type">valid MIME type</a>.<p>At least one of either the <code title="attr-object-data"><a href="#attr-object-data">data</a></code> attribute or the <code title="attr-object-type"><a href="#attr-object-type">type</a></code> attribute must be present.<p>The <dfn id="attr-object-name" title="attr-object-name"><code>name</code></dfn>
   attribute, if present, must be a <a href="#valid-browsing-context-name">valid browsing context
   name</a>. The given value is used to name the <a href="#nested-browsing-context">nested
   browsing context</a>, if applicable.<div class="impl">
@@ -19127,10 +19133,11 @@
      fetch the resource</dt>
 
      <dt>If the <a href="#media-resource">media resource</a> is found to have <a href="#content-type" title="Content-Type">Content-Type metadata</a> that, when
-     parsed as a <a href="#mime-type">MIME type</a> (including any codecs described by the
-     <code title="">codecs</code> parameter), represents <a href="#a-type-that-the-user-agent-knows-it-cannot-render">a type
-     that the user agent knows it cannot render</a> (even if the
-     actual <a href="#media-data">media data</a> is in a supported format)</dt>
+     parsed as a <a href="#mime-type">MIME type</a> (including any codecs
+     described by the <code title="">codecs</code> parameter),
+     represents <a href="#a-type-that-the-user-agent-knows-it-cannot-render">a type that the user agent knows it cannot
+     render</a> (even if the actual <a href="#media-data">media data</a> is in a
+     supported format)</dt>
 
      <dt>If the <a href="#media-data">media data</a> can be fetched but is found by
      inspection to be in an unsupported format, or can otherwise not
@@ -27809,7 +27816,7 @@
 
    <dd>Indicates that image files are accepted.</dd>
 
-   <dt>A <a href="#valid-mime-type">valid MIME type</a>, with no parameters</dt>
+   <dt>A <a href="#valid-mime-type-with-no-parameters">valid MIME type with no parameters</a></dt>
 
    <dd>Indicates that files of the specified type are accepted.</dd>
 
@@ -40615,8 +40622,8 @@
   such a link, he is given the opportunity to use that Web
   site. Analogously, the <dfn id="dom-navigator-registercontenthandler" title="dom-navigator-registerContentHandler"><code>registerContentHandler()</code></dfn>
   method allows Web sites to register themselves as possible handlers
-  for content in a particular <a href="#mime-type">MIME type</a>. For example, the same online
-  fax service could register itself as a handler for
+  for content in a particular <a href="#mime-type">MIME type</a>. For example, the
+  same online fax service could register itself as a handler for
   <code>image/g3fax</code> files (<a href="#refsRFC1494">[RFC1494]</a>), so that if the user has no
   native application capable of handling G3 Facsimile byte streams,
   his Web browser can instead suggest he use that site to view the
@@ -40694,9 +40701,9 @@
     whitespace, or include MIME parameters, then the handler being
     registered will never be used.</p>
 
-    <p class="note">The type is compared to the <a href="#mime-type">MIME type</a> used by the
-    user agent <em>after</em> the sniffing algorithms have been
-    applied.</p>
+    <p class="note">The type is compared to the <a href="#mime-type">MIME type</a>
+    used by the user agent <em>after</em> the sniffing algorithms have
+    been applied.</p>
 
    </dd>
 
@@ -40739,8 +40746,9 @@
      <pre>&lt;a href="chickenk&iuml;wi.soup"&gt;Download our Chicken K&iuml;wi soup!&lt;/a&gt;</pre>
 
      <p>...then, assuming this <code>chickenk&iuml;wi.soup</code> file
-     was served with the <a href="#mime-type">MIME type</a> <code>application/x-soup</code>,
-     the UA might navigate to the following URL:</p>
+     was served with the <a href="#mime-type">MIME type</a>
+     <code>application/x-soup</code>, the UA might navigate to the
+     following URL:</p>
 
      <pre>http://example.com/soup?url=http://www.example.net/chickenk%C3%AFwi.soup</pre>
 
@@ -44561,12 +44569,13 @@
   use only language information associated with the resource to
   determine its language, not metadata included in the link to the
   resource.</span><p>The <dfn id="attr-hyperlink-type" title="attr-hyperlink-type"><code>type</code></dfn>
-  attribute, if present, gives the <a href="#mime-type">MIME type</a> of the linked
-  resource. It is purely advisory. The value must be a <a href="#valid-mime-type">valid
-  MIME type</a>, optionally with parameters. <span class="impl">User agents must not consider the <code title="attr-hyperlink-type"><a href="#attr-hyperlink-type">type</a></code> attribute authoritative
-  &mdash; upon fetching the resource, user agents must not use
-  metadata included in the link to the resource to determine its
-  type.</span><div class="impl">
+  attribute, if present, gives the <a href="#mime-type">MIME type</a> of the
+  linked resource. It is purely advisory. The value must be a
+  <a href="#valid-mime-type">valid MIME type</a>. <span class="impl">User agents must
+  not consider the <code title="attr-hyperlink-type"><a href="#attr-hyperlink-type">type</a></code>
+  attribute authoritative &mdash; upon fetching the resource, user
+  agents must not use metadata included in the link to the resource to
+  determine its type.</span><div class="impl">
 
   <h4 id="following-hyperlinks"><span class="secno">6.12.2 </span><dfn>Following hyperlinks</dfn></h4><p class="XXX annotation"><b>Status: </b><i>Last call for comments</i></p>
 
@@ -64863,7 +64872,7 @@
    <tbody><tr><th> <code title="">accept</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-input-accept"><a href="#attr-input-accept">input</a></code>
      <td> Hint for expected file type in <a href="#file-upload-state" title="attr-input-type-file">file upload controls</a>
-     <td> <a href="#set-of-comma-separated-tokens">Set of comma-separated tokens</a>* consisting of <a href="#valid-mime-type" title="valid MIME type">valid MIME types</a> or <code title="">audio/*</code>, <code title="">video/*</code>, or <code title="">image/*</code>
+     <td> <a href="#set-of-comma-separated-tokens">Set of comma-separated tokens</a>* consisting of <a href="#valid-mime-type" title="valid MIME type">valid MIME types with no parameters</a> or <code title="">audio/*</code>, <code title="">video/*</code>, or <code title="">image/*</code>
     <tr><th> <code title="">accept-charset</code>
      <td> <code title="attr-form-accept-charset"><a href="#attr-form-accept-charset">form</a></code>
      <td> Character encodings to use for <a href="#form-submission">form submission</a>
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