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hixie: Drop the 'applies to section' concept. (whatwg r3417)

From: poot <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 15 Jul 2009 18:06:23 +0900 (JST)
To: public-html-diffs@w3.org
Message-Id: <20090715090623.7794E2BBF9@toro.w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>
hixie: Drop the 'applies to section' concept. (whatwg r3417)

http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/html5/spec/Overview.html?r1=1.2546&r2=1.2547&f=h
http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=3416&to=3417

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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
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--- Overview.html	15 Jul 2009 08:51:56 -0000	1.2546
+++ Overview.html	15 Jul 2009 09:05:59 -0000	1.2547
@@ -10509,11 +10509,7 @@
   even when <a href="#concept-n-script" title="concept-n-script">scripting is enabled</a>
   for the element.</p>
 
-  </div><h3 id="sections"><span class="secno">4.4 </span>Sections</h3><p id="applyToSection">Some elements, for example
-  <code><a href="#the-address-element">address</a></code> elements, are scoped to their nearest ancestor
-  <a href="#sectioning-content-0">sectioning content</a>. For such elements <var title="">x</var>, the elements that apply to a <a href="#sectioning-content-0">sectioning
-  content</a> element <var title="">e</var> are all the <var title="">x</var> elements whose nearest <a href="#sectioning-content-0">sectioning
-  content</a> ancestor is <var title="">e</var>.<h4 id="the-body-element"><span class="secno">4.4.1 </span>The <dfn><code>body</code></dfn> element</h4><dl class="element"><dt>Categories</dt>
+  </div><h3 id="sections"><span class="secno">4.4 </span>Sections</h3><h4 id="the-body-element"><span class="secno">4.4.1 </span>The <dfn><code>body</code></dfn> element</h4><dl class="element"><dt>Categories</dt>
    <dd><a href="#sectioning-root">Sectioning root</a>.</dd>
    <dt>Contexts in which this element may be used:</dt>
    <dd>As the second element in an <code><a href="#the-html-element">html</a></code> element.</dd>
@@ -10784,11 +10780,8 @@
   independent part of a document, page, or site. This could be a forum
   post, a magazine or newspaper article, a Web log entry, a
   user-submitted comment, or any other independent item of
-  content.<p class="note">An <code><a href="#the-article-element">article</a></code> element is "independent" in
-  that its contents could stand alone, for example in syndication.
-  However, the element is still associated with its ancestors; for
-  instance, contact information that <a href="#applyToSection">applies</a> to a parent <code><a href="#the-body-element">body</a></code>
-  element still covers the <code><a href="#the-article-element">article</a></code> as well.<p>When <code><a href="#the-article-element">article</a></code> elements are nested, the inner
+  content.<p>An <code><a href="#the-article-element">article</a></code> element is "independent" in the sense
+  that its contents could stand alone, for example in syndication.<p>When <code><a href="#the-article-element">article</a></code> elements are nested, the inner
   <code><a href="#the-article-element">article</a></code> elements represent articles that are in
   principle related to the contents of the outer article. For
   instance, a Web log entry on a site that accepts user-submitted
@@ -11036,12 +11029,11 @@
    <dt>DOM interface:</dt>
    <dd>Uses <code><a href="#htmlelement">HTMLElement</a></code>.</dd>
   </dl><p>The <code><a href="#the-footer-element">footer</a></code> element <a href="#represents">represents</a> a footer
-  for the section it <a href="#applyToSection">applies</a> to. A
-  footer typically contains information about its section such as who
-  wrote it, links to related documents, copyright data, and the
-  like.<p>Contact information for the section to which the
-  <code><a href="#the-footer-element">footer</a></code> element <a href="#applyToSection">applies</a>
-  should be marked up using the <code><a href="#the-address-element">address</a></code> element.<p>Footers don't necessarily have to appear at the end of a section,
+  for its nearest ancestor <a href="#sectioning-content-0">sectioning content</a>. A footer
+  typically contains information about its section such as who wrote
+  it, links to related documents, copyright data, and the like.<p class="note">Contact information 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>Footers don't necessarily have to appear at the end of a section,
   though they usually do.<p>The <code><a href="#the-footer-element">footer</a></code> element is inappropriate for containing
   entire sections. For appendices, indexes, long colophons, verbose
   license agreements, and other such content which needs sectioning
@@ -11083,7 +11075,7 @@
    <dd>Uses <code><a href="#htmlelement">HTMLElement</a></code>.</dd>
   </dl><p>The <code><a href="#the-address-element">address</a></code> element <a href="#represents">represents</a> the
   contact information for its nearest <code><a href="#the-article-element">article</a></code> or
-  <code><a href="#the-body-element">body</a></code> element ancestor. IF that is <a href="#the-body-element-0">the body
+  <code><a href="#the-body-element">body</a></code> element ancestor. If that is <a href="#the-body-element-0">the body
   element</a>, then the contact information applies to the document
   as a whole.<div class="example">
    <p>For example, a page at the W3C Web site related to HTML might
@@ -39136,8 +39128,8 @@
      <li>
 
       <p>If the element is, or is a descendant of, an
-      <code><a href="#the-address-element">address</a></code> element that <a href="#applyToSection">applies</a> to <a href="#the-body-element-0">the
-      <code>body</code> element</a>, and the <a href="#concept-item" title="concept-item">item</a> has the type <code title="md-vcard"><a href="#md-vcard">vcard</a></code>, generate the following
+      <code><a href="#the-address-element">address</a></code> element that has no <code><a href="#the-article-element">article</a></code>
+      element ancestors, and the <a href="#concept-item" title="concept-item">item</a> has the type <code title="md-vcard"><a href="#md-vcard">vcard</a></code>, generate the following
       triple:</p>
 
       <dl class="triple"><dt>subject   <dd> <a href="#the-document-s-current-address">the document's current address</a>
@@ -39964,8 +39956,8 @@
    <li>
 
     <p>For each element <var title="">candidate</var> that is, or is a
-    descendant of, an <code><a href="#the-address-element">address</a></code> element that <a href="#applyToSection">applies</a> to <a href="#the-body-element-0">the <code>body</code>
-    element</a>, and that is an <a href="#concept-item" title="concept-item">item</a> that has the type <code title="md-vcard"><a href="#md-vcard">vcard</a></code>, if there is a property <var title="">property</var> named <code title="md-vcard-fn"><a href="#md-vcard-fn">fn</a></code>
+    descendant of, an <code><a href="#the-address-element">address</a></code> element that has no
+    <code><a href="#the-article-element">article</a></code> element ancestors, and that is an <a href="#concept-item" title="concept-item">item</a> that has the type <code title="md-vcard"><a href="#md-vcard">vcard</a></code>, if there is a property <var title="">property</var> named <code title="md-vcard-fn"><a href="#md-vcard-fn">fn</a></code>
     whose <a href="#concept-item-corresponding" title="concept-item-corresponding">corresponding
     item</a> is <var title="">candidate</var>, and the <a href="#concept-property-value" title="concept-property-value">value</a> of <var title="">property</var> is not an <a href="#concept-item" title="concept-item">item</a>, then append an <code title="">author</code> element in the <a href="#atom-namespace">Atom namespace</a>
     to the root element of <var title="">R</var> whose contents is a
@@ -40171,7 +40163,8 @@
      <li>
 
       <p>For each element <var title="">candidate</var> that is, or is
-      a descendant of, an <code><a href="#the-address-element">address</a></code> element that <a href="#applyToSection">applies</a> to <var title="">article</var>, and that is an <a href="#concept-item" title="concept-item">item</a> that has the type <code title="md-vcard"><a href="#md-vcard">vcard</a></code>, if there is a property <var title="">property</var> named <code title="md-vcard-fn"><a href="#md-vcard-fn">fn</a></code> whose <a href="#concept-item-corresponding" title="concept-item-corresponding">corresponding item</a> is
+      a descendant of, an <code><a href="#the-address-element">address</a></code> element whose nearest
+      <code><a href="#the-article-element">article</a></code> element ancestor is <var title="">article</var>, and that is an <a href="#concept-item" title="concept-item">item</a> that has the type <code title="md-vcard"><a href="#md-vcard">vcard</a></code>, if there is a property <var title="">property</var> named <code title="md-vcard-fn"><a href="#md-vcard-fn">fn</a></code> whose <a href="#concept-item-corresponding" title="concept-item-corresponding">corresponding item</a> is
       <var title="">candidate</var>, and the <a href="#concept-property-value" title="concept-property-value">value</a> of <var title="">property</var> is not an <a href="#concept-item" title="concept-item">item</a>, then append an <code title="">author</code> element in the <a href="#atom-namespace">Atom
       namespace</a> to <var title="">E</var> whose contents is a
       text node with its data set to the <a href="#concept-property-value" title="concept-property-value">value</a> of <var title="">property</var>.</p>
@@ -47370,7 +47363,9 @@
   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. For <code><a href="#the-link-element">link</a></code> elements, it creates a <a href="#hyperlink-link" title="hyperlink link">hyperlink</a>.<p>For <code><a href="#the-a-element">a</a></code> and <code><a href="#the-area-element">area</a></code> elements, the <code title="rel-author"><a href="#link-type-author">author</a></code> keyword indicates that the
   referenced document provides further information about the author of
-  the section that the element defining the hyperlink <a href="#applyToSection">applies</a> to.<p>For <code><a href="#the-link-element">link</a></code> elements, the <code title="rel-author"><a href="#link-type-author">author</a></code> keyword indicates that the
+  the nearest <code><a href="#the-article-element">article</a></code> element ancestor of the element
+  defining the hyperlink, if there is one, or of the page as a whole,
+  otherwise.<p>For <code><a href="#the-link-element">link</a></code> elements, the <code title="rel-author"><a href="#link-type-author">author</a></code> keyword indicates that the
   referenced document provides further information about the author
   for the page as a whole.<p class="note">The "referenced document" can be, and often is, a
   <code title="">mailto:</code> URL giving the e-mail address of the
@@ -47422,8 +47417,9 @@
   <p>For <code>a</code> and <code>area</code> elements, the <code
   title="rel-contact">contact</code> keyword indicates that the
   referenced document provides further contact information for the
-  section that the element defining the hyperlink <a
-  href="#applyToSection">applies</a> to.</p>
+  author of the nearest <code>article</code> element ancestor of the
+  element defining the hyperlink, if there is one, or of the page as a
+  whole, otherwise.</p>
 
   <div class="impl">
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