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From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2010 09:18:07 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1P5azn-0007GN-T2@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/html5/spec
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv27885

Modified Files:
	Overview.html 
Log Message:
ref the polyglot spec (whatwg r5610)

Index: Overview.html
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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
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--- Overview.html	12 Oct 2010 08:37:03 -0000	1.4485
+++ Overview.html	12 Oct 2010 09:18:03 -0000	1.4486
@@ -2227,6 +2227,22 @@
    disabilities, should find conforming user agents to be more
    usable.</blockquote></dd>
 
+   <dt><cite>Polyglot Markup: HTML-Compatible XHTML Documents</cite> <a href="#refsPOLYGLOT">[POLYGLOT]</a></dt>
+
+   <dd><blockquote><p>A document that uses polyglot markup is document
+   that is a stream of bytes that parses into identical document trees
+   (with the exception of the xmlns attribute on the root element)
+   when processed as HTML and when processed as XML. Polyglot markup
+   that meets a well defined set of constraints is interpreted as
+   compatible, regardless of whether they are processed as HTML or as
+   XHTML, per the HTML5 specification. Polyglot markup uses a specific
+   DOCTYPE, namespace declarations, and a specific case &mdash;
+   normally lower case but occasionally camel case &mdash; for element
+   and attribute names. Polyglot markup uses lower case for certain
+   attribute values. Further constraints include those on empty
+   elements, named entity references, and the use of scripts and
+   style.</blockquote></dd>
+
   </dl><h2 id="infrastructure"><span class="secno">2 </span>Common infrastructure</h2><h3 id="terminology"><span class="secno">2.1 </span>Terminology</h3><p>This specification refers to both HTML and XML attributes and IDL
   attributes, often in the same context. When it is not clear which is
   being referred to, they are referred to as <dfn title="">content
@@ -68954,6 +68970,11 @@
    <dd><cite><a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/PNG/">Portable Network
    Graphics (PNG) Specification</a></cite>, D. Duce. W3C.</dd>
 
+   <dt id="refsPOLYGLOT">[POLYGLOT]</dt>
+   <dd>(Non-normative) <cite><a href="http://dev.w3.org/html5/html-xhtml-author-guide/html-xhtml-authoring-guide.html">Polyglot
+   Markup: HTML-Compatible XHTML Documents</a></cite>, E. Graff.
+   W3C.</dd>
+
    <dt id="refsPPUTF8">[PPUTF8]</dt>
    <dd>(Non-normative) <cite><a href="http://www.ifi.uzh.ch/mml/mduerst/papers/PDF/IUC11-UTF-8.pdf">The
    Properties and Promises <!-- Promizes (sic) --> of
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