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From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 02 Mar 2011 01:03:03 +0000
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Update of /sources/public/html5/spec
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Drop support for rel=up, rel=last, rel=index, rel=first, and any related synonyms. (whatwg r5924)

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@@ -343,7 +343,7 @@
 
    <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-1-march-2011">Editor's Draft 1 March 2011</h2>
+   <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id="editor-s-draft-2-march-2011">Editor's Draft 2 March 2011</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>
@@ -485,7 +485,7 @@
   Group</a> is the W3C working group responsible for this
   specification's progress along the W3C Recommendation
   track.
-  This specification is the 1 March 2011 Editor's Draft.
+  This specification is the 2 March 2011 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>Work on this specification is also done at the <a href="http://www.whatwg.org/">WHATWG</a>. The W3C HTML working group
   actively pursues convergence with the WHATWG, as required by the <a href="http://www.w3.org/2007/03/HTML-WG-charter">W3C HTML working
   group charter</a>.</p><!-- UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPH TO BE REMOVED OR EDITED WITHOUT TALKING TO IAN FIRST --><!-- required patent boilerplate --><p>This document was produced by a group operating under the <a href="http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy-20040205/">5
@@ -963,23 +963,18 @@
        <li><a href="#link-type-stylesheet"><span class="secno">4.12.4.14 </span>Link type "<code>stylesheet</code>"</a></li>
        <li><a href="#link-type-sidebar"><span class="secno">4.12.4.15 </span>Link type "<code>sidebar</code>"</a></li>
        <li><a href="#link-type-tag"><span class="secno">4.12.4.16 </span>Link type "<code>tag</code>"</a></li>
-       <li><a href="#hierarchical-link-types"><span class="secno">4.12.4.17 </span>Hierarchical link types</a>
-        <ol>
-         <li><a href="#link-type-index"><span class="secno">4.12.4.17.1 </span>Link type "<code>index</code>"</a></li>
-         <li><a href="#link-type-up"><span class="secno">4.12.4.17.2 </span>Link type "<code>up</code>"</a></ol></li>
-       <li><a href="#sequential-link-types"><span class="secno">4.12.4.18 </span>Sequential link types</a>
+       <li><a href="#sequential-link-types"><span class="secno">4.12.4.17 </span>Sequential link types</a>
         <ol>
-         <li><a href="#link-type-first"><span class="secno">4.12.4.18.1 </span>Link type "<code>first</code>"</a></li>
-         <li><a href="#link-type-last"><span class="secno">4.12.4.18.2 </span>Link type "<code>last</code>"</a></li>
-         <li><a href="#link-type-next"><span class="secno">4.12.4.18.3 </span>Link type "<code>next</code>"</a></li>
-         <li><a href="#link-type-prev"><span class="secno">4.12.4.18.4 </span>Link type "<code>prev</code>"</a></ol></li>
-       <li><a href="#other-link-types"><span class="secno">4.12.4.19 </span>Other link types</a></ol></ol></li>
+         <li><a href="#link-type-next"><span class="secno">4.12.4.17.1 </span>Link type "<code>next</code>"</a></li>
+         <li><a href="#link-type-prev"><span class="secno">4.12.4.17.2 </span>Link type "<code>prev</code>"</a></ol></li>
+       <li><a href="#other-link-types"><span class="secno">4.12.4.18 </span>Other link types</a></ol></ol></li>
    <li><a href="#common-idioms-without-dedicated-elements"><span class="secno">4.13 </span>Common idioms without dedicated elements</a>
     <ol>
      <li><a href="#the-main-part-of-the-content"><span class="secno">4.13.1 </span>The main part of the content</a></li>
-     <li><a href="#tag-clouds"><span class="secno">4.13.2 </span>Tag clouds</a></li>
-     <li><a href="#conversations"><span class="secno">4.13.3 </span>Conversations</a></li>
-     <li><a href="#footnotes"><span class="secno">4.13.4 </span>Footnotes</a></ol></li>
+     <li><a href="#rel-up"><span class="secno">4.13.2 </span>Bread crumb navigation</a></li>
+     <li><a href="#tag-clouds"><span class="secno">4.13.3 </span>Tag clouds</a></li>
+     <li><a href="#conversations"><span class="secno">4.13.4 </span>Conversations</a></li>
+     <li><a href="#footnotes"><span class="secno">4.13.5 </span>Footnotes</a></ol></li>
    <li><a href="#matching-html-elements-using-selectors"><span class="secno">4.14 </span>Matching HTML elements using selectors</a>
     <ol>
      <li><a href="#selectors"><span class="secno">4.14.1 </span>Case-sensitivity</a></li>
@@ -40591,10 +40586,6 @@
      <td><em>not allowed</em></td>
      <td><a href="#hyperlink">Hyperlink</a></td>
      <td>Indicates that the referenced document is not part of the same site as the current document.</td>
-    <tr><td><code title="rel-first"><a href="#link-type-first">first</a></code></td>
-     <td><a href="#hyperlink">Hyperlink</a></td>
-     <td><a href="#hyperlink">Hyperlink</a></td>
-     <td>Indicates that the current document is a part of a series, and that the first document in the series is the referenced document.</td>
     <tr><td><code title="rel-help"><a href="#link-type-help">help</a></code></td>
      <td><a href="#hyperlink">Hyperlink</a></td>
      <td><a href="#hyperlink">Hyperlink</a></td>
@@ -40603,14 +40594,6 @@
      <td><a href="#external-resource-link" title="external resource link">External Resource</a></td>
      <td><em>not allowed</em></td>
      <td>Imports an icon to represent the current document.</td>
-    <tr><td><code title="rel-index"><a href="#link-type-index">index</a></code></td> <!-- used more than "top" and "contents" on <link> (though on <a>, "contents" wins) -->
-     <td><a href="#hyperlink">Hyperlink</a></td>
-     <td><a href="#hyperlink">Hyperlink</a></td>
-     <td>Gives a link to the document that provides a table of contents or index listing the current document.</td>
-    <tr><td><code title="rel-last"><a href="#link-type-last">last</a></code></td>
-     <td><a href="#hyperlink">Hyperlink</a></td>
-     <td><a href="#hyperlink">Hyperlink</a></td>
-     <td>Indicates that the current document is a part of a series, and that the last document in the series is the referenced document.</td>
     <tr><td><code title="rel-license"><a href="#link-type-license">license</a></code></td> <!-- seventh most used <a rel> value -->
      <td><a href="#hyperlink">Hyperlink</a></td>
      <td><a href="#hyperlink">Hyperlink</a></td>
@@ -40655,10 +40638,6 @@
      <td><a href="#hyperlink">Hyperlink</a></td>
      <td><a href="#hyperlink">Hyperlink</a></td>
      <td>Gives a tag (identified by the given address) that applies to the current document.</td>
-    <tr><td><code title="rel-up"><a href="#link-type-up">up</a></code></td>
-     <td><a href="#hyperlink">Hyperlink</a></td>
-     <td><a href="#hyperlink">Hyperlink</a></td>
-     <td>Provides a link to a document giving the context for the current document.</td>
     </table><div class="impl">
 
   <p>Some of the types described below list synonyms for these
@@ -41107,102 +41086,14 @@
   current document.<p class="note">Since it indicates that the tag <em>applies to the
   current document</em>, it would be inappropriate to use this keyword
   in the markup of a <a href="#tag-cloud">tag cloud</a>, which lists
-  the popular tag across a set of pages.<h5 id="hierarchical-link-types"><span class="secno">4.12.4.17 </span>Hierarchical link types</h5><p>Some documents form part of a hierarchical structure of
-  documents.<p>A hierarchical structure of documents is one where each document
-  can have various subdocuments. The document of which a document is a
-  subdocument is said to be the document's <em>parent</em>. A document
-  with no parent forms the top of the hierarchy.<p>A document may be part of multiple hierarchies.<h6 id="link-type-index"><span class="secno">4.12.4.17.1 </span>Link type "<dfn title="rel-index"><code>index</code></dfn>"</h6><p class="XXX annotation"><span><a href="http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/118">ISSUE-118</a> (broken-link-types) blocks progress to Last Call</span><p>The <code title="rel-index"><a href="#link-type-index">index</a></code> keyword may be used with
-  <code><a href="#the-link-element">link</a></code>, <code><a href="#the-a-element">a</a></code>, and <code><a href="#the-area-element">area</a></code>
-  elements. This keyword creates a <a href="#hyperlink">hyperlink</a>.<p>The <code title="rel-index"><a href="#link-type-index">index</a></code> keyword indicates that
-  the document is part of a hierarchical structure, and that the link
-  is leading to the document that is the top of the hierarchy. It
-  conveys more information when used with the <code title="rel-up"><a href="#link-type-up">up</a></code> keyword (q.v.).<div class="impl">
-
-  <p><strong>Synonyms</strong>: For historical reasons, user agents
-  must also treat the keywords "<code title="">top</code>", "<code title="">contents</code>", and "<code title="">toc</code>" like the
-  <code title="rel-index"><a href="#link-type-index">index</a></code> keyword.</p>
-
-  </div><h6 id="link-type-up"><span class="secno">4.12.4.17.2 </span>Link type "<dfn title="rel-up"><code>up</code></dfn>"</h6><p class="XXX annotation"><span><a href="http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/119">ISSUE-119</a> (rel-repetition) blocks progress to Last Call</span><p>The <code title="rel-up"><a href="#link-type-up">up</a></code> keyword may be used with
-  <code><a href="#the-link-element">link</a></code>, <code><a href="#the-a-element">a</a></code>, and <code><a href="#the-area-element">area</a></code>
-  elements. This keyword creates a <a href="#hyperlink">hyperlink</a>.<p>The <code title="rel-up"><a href="#link-type-up">up</a></code> keyword indicates that the
-  document is part of a hierarchical structure, and that the link is
-  leading to a document that is an ancestor of the current
-  document.<p>The <code title="rel-up"><a href="#link-type-up">up</a></code> keyword may be repeated within
-  a <code title="attr-hyperlink-rel"><a href="#attr-hyperlink-rel">rel</a></code> attribute to indicate
-  the hierarchical distance from the current document to the
-  referenced document. If it occurs only once, then the link is
-  leading to the current document's parent; each additional occurrence
-  of the keyword represents one further level. If the <code title="rel-index"><a href="#link-type-index">index</a></code> keyword is also present, then the
-  number of <code title="rel-up"><a href="#link-type-up">up</a></code> keywords is the depth of
-  the current page relative to the top of the hierarchy. Only one link
-  is created for the set of one or more <code title="rel-up"><a href="#link-type-up">up</a></code>
-  keywords and, if present, the <code title="rel-index"><a href="#link-type-index">index</a></code>
-  keyword.<p>If the page is part of multiple hierarchies, then they should be
-  described in different <a href="#paragraph" title="paragraph">paragraphs</a>. <span class="impl">User agents
-  must scope any interpretation of the <code title="rel-up"><a href="#link-type-up">up</a></code>
-  and <code title="rel-index"><a href="#link-type-index">index</a></code> keywords together
-  indicating the depth of the hierarchy to the <a href="#paragraph">paragraph</a>
-  in which the link finds itself, if any, or to the document
-  otherwise.</span><div class="impl">
-
-  <p>When two links have both the <code title="rel-up"><a href="#link-type-up">up</a></code> and
-  <code title="rel-index"><a href="#link-type-index">index</a></code> keywords specified together in
-  the same scope and contradict each other by having a different
-  number of <code title="rel-up"><a href="#link-type-up">up</a></code> keywords, the link with the
-  greater number of <code title="rel-up"><a href="#link-type-up">up</a></code> keywords must be
-  taken as giving the depth of the document.</p>
-
-  </div><div class="example">
-
-   <p>This can be used to mark up a navigation style sometimes known
-   as bread crumbs. In the following example, the current page can be
-   reached via two paths.</p>
-
-   <pre>&lt;nav&gt;
- &lt;p&gt;
-  &lt;a href="/" rel="index up up up"&gt;Main&lt;/a&gt; &gt;
-  &lt;a href="/products/" rel="up up"&gt;Products&lt;/a&gt; &gt;
-  &lt;a href="/products/dishwashers/" rel="up"&gt;Dishwashers&lt;/a&gt; &gt;
-  &lt;a&gt;Second hand&lt;/a&gt;
- &lt;/p&gt;
- &lt;p&gt;
-  &lt;a href="/" rel="index up up"&gt;Main&lt;/a&gt; &gt;
-  &lt;a href="/second-hand/" rel="up"&gt;Second hand&lt;/a&gt; &gt;
-  &lt;a&gt;Dishwashers&lt;/a&gt;
- &lt;/p&gt;
-&lt;/nav&gt;</pre>
-
-  </div><p class="note">The <code title="dom-a-relList"><a href="#dom-a-rellist">relList</a></code> IDL
-  attribute (e.g. on the <code><a href="#the-a-element">a</a></code> element) does not currently
-  represent multiple <code title="rel-up"><a href="#link-type-up">up</a></code> keywords (the
-  interface hides duplicates).<h5 id="sequential-link-types"><span class="secno">4.12.4.18 </span>Sequential link types</h5><p>Some documents form part of a sequence of documents.<p>A sequence of documents is one where each document can have a
+  the popular tag across a set of pages.<h5 id="sequential-link-types"><span class="secno">4.12.4.17 </span>Sequential link types</h5><p>Some documents form part of a sequence of documents.<p>A sequence of documents is one where each document can have a
   <em>previous sibling</em> and a <em>next sibling</em>. A document
   with no previous sibling is the start of its sequence, a document
-  with no next sibling is the end of its sequence.<p>A document may be part of multiple sequences.<h6 id="link-type-first"><span class="secno">4.12.4.18.1 </span>Link type "<dfn title="rel-first"><code>first</code></dfn>"</h6><p class="XXX annotation"><span><a href="http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/118">ISSUE-118</a> (broken-link-types) blocks progress to Last Call</span><p>The <code title="rel-first"><a href="#link-type-first">first</a></code> keyword may be used with
-  <code><a href="#the-link-element">link</a></code>, <code><a href="#the-a-element">a</a></code>, and <code><a href="#the-area-element">area</a></code>
-  elements. This keyword creates a <a href="#hyperlink">hyperlink</a>.<p>The <code title="rel-first"><a href="#link-type-first">first</a></code> keyword indicates that
-  the document is part of a sequence, and that the link is leading to
-  the document that is the first logical document in the sequence.<div class="impl">
-
-  <p><strong>Synonyms</strong>: For historical reasons, user agents
-  must also treat the keywords "<code title="">begin</code>" and
-  "<code title="">start</code>" like the <code title="rel-first"><a href="#link-type-first">first</a></code> keyword.</p>
-
-  </div><h6 id="link-type-last"><span class="secno">4.12.4.18.2 </span>Link type "<dfn title="rel-last"><code>last</code></dfn>"</h6><p>The <code title="rel-last"><a href="#link-type-last">last</a></code> keyword may be used with
-  <code><a href="#the-link-element">link</a></code>, <code><a href="#the-a-element">a</a></code>, and <code><a href="#the-area-element">area</a></code>
-  elements. This keyword creates a <a href="#hyperlink">hyperlink</a>.<p>The <code title="rel-last"><a href="#link-type-last">last</a></code> keyword indicates that the
-  document is part of a sequence, and that the link is leading to the
-  document that is the last logical document in the sequence.<div class="impl">
-
-  <p><strong>Synonyms</strong>: For historical reasons, user agents
-  must also treat the keyword "<code title="">end</code>" like the
-  <code title="rel-last"><a href="#link-type-last">last</a></code> keyword.</p>
-
-  </div><h6 id="link-type-next"><span class="secno">4.12.4.18.3 </span>Link type "<dfn title="rel-next"><code>next</code></dfn>"</h6><p>The <code title="rel-next"><a href="#link-type-next">next</a></code> keyword may be used with
+  with no next sibling is the end of its sequence.<p>A document may be part of multiple sequences.<h6 id="link-type-next"><span class="secno">4.12.4.17.1 </span>Link type "<dfn title="rel-next"><code>next</code></dfn>"</h6><p>The <code title="rel-next"><a href="#link-type-next">next</a></code> keyword may be used with
   <code><a href="#the-link-element">link</a></code>, <code><a href="#the-a-element">a</a></code>, and <code><a href="#the-area-element">area</a></code>
   elements. This keyword creates a <a href="#hyperlink">hyperlink</a>.<p>The <code title="rel-next"><a href="#link-type-next">next</a></code> keyword indicates that the
   document is part of a sequence, and that the link is leading to the
-  document that is the next logical document in the sequence.<h6 id="link-type-prev"><span class="secno">4.12.4.18.4 </span>Link type "<dfn title="rel-prev"><code>prev</code></dfn>"</h6><p>The <code title="rel-prev"><a href="#link-type-prev">prev</a></code> keyword may be used with
+  document that is the next logical document in the sequence.<h6 id="link-type-prev"><span class="secno">4.12.4.17.2 </span>Link type "<dfn title="rel-prev"><code>prev</code></dfn>"</h6><p>The <code title="rel-prev"><a href="#link-type-prev">prev</a></code> keyword may be used with
   <code><a href="#the-link-element">link</a></code>, <code><a href="#the-a-element">a</a></code>, and <code><a href="#the-area-element">area</a></code>
   elements. This keyword creates a <a href="#hyperlink">hyperlink</a>.<p>The <code title="rel-prev"><a href="#link-type-prev">prev</a></code> keyword indicates that the
   document is part of a sequence, and that the link is leading to the
@@ -41212,7 +41103,7 @@
   must also treat the keyword "<code title="">previous</code>" like
   the <code title="rel-prev"><a href="#link-type-prev">prev</a></code> keyword.</p>
 
-  </div><h5 id="other-link-types"><span class="secno">4.12.4.19 </span>Other link types</h5><p class="XXX annotation"><span><a href="http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/127">ISSUE-127</a> (link-type-flags) blocks progress to Last Call</span><p><dfn id="concept-rel-extensions" title="concept-rel-extensions">Extensions to the predefined
+  </div><h5 id="other-link-types"><span class="secno">4.12.4.18 </span>Other link types</h5><p class="XXX annotation"><span><a href="http://www.w3.org/html/wg/tracker/issues/127">ISSUE-127</a> (link-type-flags) blocks progress to Last Call</span><p><dfn id="concept-rel-extensions" title="concept-rel-extensions">Extensions to the predefined
   set of link types</dfn> may be registered in the <a href="http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/RelExtensions">WHATWG Wiki
   RelExtensions page</a>. <a href="#refsWHATWGWIKI">[WHATWGWIKI]</a><p>Anyone is free to edit the WHATWG Wiki RelExtensions page at any
   time to add a type. Extension types must be specified with the
@@ -41522,7 +41413,30 @@
  &lt;/body&gt;
 &lt;/html&gt;</pre>
 
-  </div><h4 id="tag-clouds"><span class="secno">4.13.2 </span>Tag clouds</h4><p id="tag-cloud">This specification does not define any markup
+  </div><h4 id="rel-up"><span class="secno">4.13.2 </span>Bread crumb navigation</h4><p>This specification does not provide a machine-readable way of
+  describing bread-crumb navigation menus. Authors are encouraged to
+  just use a series of links in a paragraph. The <code><a href="#the-nav-element">nav</a></code>
+  element can be used to mark the section containing these
+  paragraphs as being navigation blocks.<div class="example">
+
+   <p>In the following example, the current page can be reached via
+   two paths.</p>
+
+   <pre>&lt;nav&gt;
+ &lt;p&gt;
+  &lt;a href="/"&gt;Main&lt;/a&gt; &gt;
+  &lt;a href="/products/"&gt;Products&lt;/a&gt; &gt;
+  &lt;a href="/products/dishwashers/"&gt;Dishwashers&lt;/a&gt; &gt;
+  &lt;a&gt;Second hand&lt;/a&gt;
+ &lt;/p&gt;
+ &lt;p&gt;
+  &lt;a href="/"&gt;Main&lt;/a&gt; &gt;
+  &lt;a href="/second-hand/"&gt;Second hand&lt;/a&gt; &gt;
+  &lt;a&gt;Dishwashers&lt;/a&gt;
+ &lt;/p&gt;
+&lt;/nav&gt;</pre>
+
+  </div><h4 id="tag-clouds"><span class="secno">4.13.3 </span>Tag clouds</h4><p id="tag-cloud">This specification does not define any markup
   specifically for marking up lists of keywords that apply to a group
   of pages (also known as <i>tag clouds</i>). In general, authors are
   encouraged to either mark up such lists using <code><a href="#the-ul-element">ul</a></code>
@@ -41567,7 +41481,7 @@
    that apply to the page itself; they are just part of an index
    listing the tags themselves.</p>
 
-  </div><h4 id="conversations"><span class="secno">4.13.3 </span>Conversations</h4><!-- http://lists.whatwg.org/htdig.cgi/whatwg-whatwg.org/2009-September/022576.html --><p>This specification does not define a specific element for marking
+  </div><h4 id="conversations"><span class="secno">4.13.4 </span>Conversations</h4><!-- http://lists.whatwg.org/htdig.cgi/whatwg-whatwg.org/2009-September/022576.html --><p>This specification does not define a specific element for marking
   up conversations, meeting minutes, chat transcripts, dialogues in
   screenplays, instant message logs, and other situations where
   different players take turns in discourse.<p>Instead, authors are encouraged to mark up conversations using
@@ -41600,7 +41514,7 @@
 &lt;p&gt; &lt;time&gt;14:24&lt;/time&gt; &lt;b&gt;kaj&lt;/b&gt; you are not helping your case</pre>
    <!-- with thanks to http://bash.org/?854262 -->
 
-  </div><h4 id="footnotes"><span class="secno">4.13.4 </span>Footnotes</h4><p>HTML does not have a dedicated mechanism for marking up
+  </div><h4 id="footnotes"><span class="secno">4.13.5 </span>Footnotes</h4><p>HTML does not have a dedicated mechanism for marking up
   footnotes. Here are the recommended alternatives.<hr><p>For short inline annotations, the <code title="attr-title"><a href="#the-title-attribute">title</a></code> attribute should be used.<div class="example">
 
    <p>In this example, two parts of a dialogue are annotated with
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