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From: Ian Hickson via cvs-syncmail <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2012 00:06:41 +0000
To: public-html-commits@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1Sc3lp-0003HB-IQ@lionel-hutz.w3.org>
Update of /sources/public/html5/spec
In directory hutz:/tmp/cvs-serv12579

Modified Files:
	Overview.html 
Log Message:
Minor tweaks to element definitions (whatwg r7121)

Index: Overview.html
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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.5673
retrieving revision 1.5674
diff -u -d -r1.5673 -r1.5674
--- Overview.html	5 Jun 2012 21:59:48 -0000	1.5673
+++ Overview.html	6 Jun 2012 00:06:36 -0000	1.5674
@@ -17482,7 +17482,12 @@
 
   <p class="note">Contact information for the author or editor of a
   section belongs in an <code><a href="#the-address-element">address</a></code> element, possibly itself
-  inside a <code><a href="#the-footer-element">footer</a></code>.</p>
+  inside a <code><a href="#the-footer-element">footer</a></code>. Bylines and other information that
+  could be suitable for both a <code><a href="#the-header-element">header</a></code> or a
+  <code><a href="#the-footer-element">footer</a></code> can be placed in either (or neither). The
+  primary purpose of these elements is merely to help the author write
+  self-explanatory markup that is easy to maintain and style; they are
+  not intended to impose specific structures on authors.</p>
 
   <p>Footers don't necessarily have to appear at the <em>end</em> of a
   section, though they usually do.</p>
@@ -20808,9 +20813,9 @@
    <dd>Uses <code><a href="#htmlelement">HTMLElement</a></code>.</dd>
   </dl><p>The <code><a href="#the-var-element">var</a></code> element <a href="#represents">represents</a> a variable.
   This could be an actual variable in a mathematical expression or
-  programming context, an identifier representing a constant, a
-  function parameter, or just be a term used as a placeholder in
-  prose.</p>
+  programming context, an identifier representing a constant, a symbol
+  identifying a physical quantity, a function parameter, or just be a
+  term used as a placeholder in prose.</p>
 
   <div class="example">
    <p>In the paragraph below, the letter "n" is being used as a
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