# spec/Overview.html 1.1715 2544 Make James happier. (whatwg r2544)

From: poot <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 19 Dec 2008 02:42:50 +0900 (JST)

Message-Id: <20081218174250.93B9B2BC83@toro.w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>
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Make James happier. (whatwg r2544)

4.6.14 The var element
http://people.w3.org/mike/diffs/html5/spec/Overview.1.1715.html#the-var-element

http://people.w3.org/mike/diffs/html5/spec/Overview.diff.html
http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/html5/spec/Overview.html?r1=1.1714&r2=1.1715&f=h
http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=2543&to=2544

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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
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diff -u -d -r1.1714 -r1.1715
--- Overview.html	18 Dec 2008 17:32:06 -0000	1.1714
+++ Overview.html	18 Dec 2008 17:40:09 -0000	1.1715
@@ -11051,10 +11051,10 @@
<code><a href=#the-var-element>var</a></code> element can still be used to refer to specific
variables that are then mentioned in MathML expressions.<div class=example>

-   <p>In this example, Pythagoras' theorem is solved for the variable
-   <var title="">a</var>. The expression itself is marked up with
-   MathML, but the variable is mentioned in the figure's legend using
-   <code><a href=#the-var-element>var</a></code>.</p>
+   <p>In this example, an equation is shown, with a legend that
+   references the variables in the equation. The expression itself is
+   marked up with MathML, but the variables are mentioned in the
+   figure's legend using <code><a href=#the-var-element>var</a></code>.</p>

<pre>&lt;figure&gt;
&lt;math&gt;
@@ -11066,7 +11066,10 @@
&lt;msup&gt;&lt;mi&gt;c&lt;/mi&gt;&lt;mn&gt;2&lt;/mn&gt;&lt;/msup&gt;
&lt;/msqrt&gt;
&lt;/math&gt;
- &lt;legend&gt; Pythagoras' theorem solved for &lt;var&gt;a&lt;/var&gt; &lt;/legend&gt;
+ &lt;legend&gt;
+  Using Pythagoras' theroem to solve for the hypotenuse &lt;var&gt;a&lt;/var&gt; of
+  a triangle with sides &lt;var&gt;b&lt;/var&gt; and &lt;var&gt;c&lt;/var&gt;
+ &lt;/legend&gt;
&lt;/figure&gt;</pre>
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