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spec/Overview.html 1.1674 2503 People are always complaining about this

From: poot <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2008 11:53:26 +0900 (JST)
To: public-html-diffs@w3.org
Message-Id: <20081202025327.359112BBED@toro.w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>

People are always complaining about this being too verbose, so let's
tone it down. (whatwg r2503)

DOCTYPE legacy string
http://people.w3.org/mike/diffs/html5/spec/Overview.1.1674.html#doctype-legacy-string
8.1.1 The DOCTYPE
http://people.w3.org/mike/diffs/html5/spec/Overview.1.1674.html#the-doctype

http://people.w3.org/mike/diffs/html5/spec/Overview.diff.html
http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/html5/spec/Overview.html?r1=1.1673&r2=1.1674&f=h
http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=2502&to=2503

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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.1673
retrieving revision 1.1674
diff -u -d -r1.1673 -r1.1674
--- Overview.html	2 Dec 2008 02:45:19 -0000	1.1673
+++ Overview.html	2 Dec 2008 02:50:51 -0000	1.1674
@@ -35588,18 +35588,9 @@
   following the relevant specifications.<p>A DOCTYPE must consist of the following characters, in this
   order:<ol class=brief><li>A U+003C LESS-THAN SIGN (<code>&lt;</code>) character.</li>
    <li>A U+0021 EXCLAMATION MARK (<code>!</code>) character.</li>
-   <li>A U+0044 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER D or U+0064 LATIN SMALL LETTER D character.</li>
-   <li>A U+004F LATIN CAPITAL LETTER O or U+006F LATIN SMALL LETTER O character.</li>
-   <li>A U+0043 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER C or U+0063 LATIN SMALL LETTER C character.</li>
-   <li>A U+0054 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER T or U+0074 LATIN SMALL LETTER T character.</li>
-   <li>A U+0059 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER Y or U+0079 LATIN SMALL LETTER Y character.</li>
-   <li>A U+0050 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER P or U+0070 LATIN SMALL LETTER P character.</li>
-   <li>A U+0045 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER E or U+0065 LATIN SMALL LETTER E character.</li>
+   <li>A string that is an <a href=#ascii-case-insensitive>ASCII case-insensitive</a> match for the string "<code title="">DOCTYPE</code>".</li>
    <li>One or more <a href=#space-character title="space character">space characters</a>.</li>
-   <li>A U+0048 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER H or U+0068 LATIN SMALL LETTER H character.</li>
-   <li>A U+0054 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER T or U+0074 LATIN SMALL LETTER T character.</li>
-   <li>A U+004D LATIN CAPITAL LETTER M or U+006D LATIN SMALL LETTER M character.</li>
-   <li>A U+004C LATIN CAPITAL LETTER L or U+006C LATIN SMALL LETTER L character.</li>
+   <li>A string that is an <a href=#ascii-case-insensitive>ASCII case-insensitive</a> match for the string "<code title="">HTML</code>".</li>
    <li>Optionally, a <a href=#doctype-legacy-string>DOCTYPE legacy string</a> (defined below).</li>
    <li>Zero or more <a href=#space-character title="space character">space characters</a>.</li>
    <li>A U+003E GREATER-THAN SIGN (<code>&gt;</code>) character.</li>
@@ -35608,16 +35599,11 @@
   markup without a DOCTYPE, a <dfn id=doctype-legacy-string>DOCTYPE legacy string</dfn> may be
   inserted into the DOCTYPE (in the position defined above). This
   string must consist of:<ol class=brief><li>One or more <a href=#space-character title="space character">space characters</a>.</li>
-   <li>A U+0050 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER P or U+0070 LATIN SMALL LETTER P character.</li>
-   <li>A U+0055 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER U or U+0075 LATIN SMALL LETTER U character.</li>
-   <li>A U+0042 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER B or U+0062 LATIN SMALL LETTER B character.</li>
-   <li>A U+004C LATIN CAPITAL LETTER L or U+006C LATIN SMALL LETTER L character.</li>
-   <li>A U+0049 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER I or U+0069 LATIN SMALL LETTER I character.</li>
-   <li>A U+0043 LATIN CAPITAL LETTER C or U+0063 LATIN SMALL LETTER C character.</li>
+   <li>A string that is an <a href=#ascii-case-insensitive>ASCII case-insensitive</a> match for the string "<code title="">PUBLIC</code>".</li>
    <li>One or more <a href=#space-character title="space character">space characters</a>.</li>
-   <li>A U+0022 QUOTATION MARK or U+0027 APOSTROPHE character.</li>
+   <li>A U+0022 QUOTATION MARK or U+0027 APOSTROPHE character (the <i>quote mark</i>).</li>
    <li>The literal string "<code title="">XSLT-compat</code>".</li>
-   <li>The same character as in item 9 (a matching U+0022 QUOTATION MARK or U+0027 APOSTROPHE character).</li>
+   <li>A matching U+0022 QUOTATION MARK or U+0027 APOSTROPHE character (i.e. the same character as in the earlier step marked <i>quote mark</i>).</li>
   </ol><p class=note>In other words, <code>&lt;!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC
   "XSLT-compat"&gt;</code> or <code>&lt;!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC
   'XSLT-compat'&gt;</code>, case-insensitively except for the bit in
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