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mike: streamline the description of what an end tag is

From: poot <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2009 02:09:11 +0900 (JST)
To: public-html-diffs@w3.org
Message-Id: <20090730170911.9E35B2BC74@toro.w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>
mike: streamline the description of what an end tag is

http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/html5/markup/spec.html?r1=1.74&r2=1.75&f=h

===================================================================
RCS file: /sources/public/html5/markup/syntax.html,v
retrieving revision 1.18
retrieving revision 1.19
diff -u -d -r1.18 -r1.19
--- syntax.html	30 Jul 2009 16:42:47 -0000	1.18
+++ syntax.html	30 Jul 2009 17:08:49 -0000	1.19
@@ -243,13 +243,13 @@
         <li>A
         "<code title="U+003C LESS-THAN SIGN">&lt;</code>"
         character.</li>
-        <li>A
+        <li>The element&#8217;s
         <a href="syntax.html#tag-name" title="syntax-tag-name">tag name</a>.</li>
         <li>Optionally, one or more
         <a href="syntax.html#attribute">attributes</a>,
         each of which must be preceded by one or more
         <a href="terminology.html#space">space characters</a>.</li>
-        <li>Zero or more
+        <li>Optionally, one or more
         <a href="terminology.html#space">space characters</a>.</li>
         <li>Optionally, a
         "<code title="U+002F SOLIDUS">/</code>"
@@ -262,20 +262,20 @@
       </li>
       <li>
       <dfn id="syntax-end-tags">End tags</dfn>
-      must have the following format:
+      consist of the following parts, in exactly the following
+      order:
       <ol>
-        <li>The first character of an end tag must be a
+        <li>A
         "<code title="U+003C LESS-THAN SIGN">&lt;</code>"
         character.</li>
-        <li>The second character of an end tag must be a
+        <li>A
         "<code title="U+002F SOLIDUS">/</code>"
         character</li>
-        <li>The next few characters of an end tag must be the
-        element&#8217;s
+        <li>The element&#8217;s
         <a href="syntax.html#tag-name" title="syntax-tag-name">tag name</a>.</li>
-        <li>After the tag name, there may be one or more
+        <li>Optionally, one or more
         <a href="terminology.html#space" title="space character">space characters</a>.</li>
-        <li>An end tag must be closed by a
+        <li>A
         "<code title="U+003E GREATER-THAN SIGN">&gt;</code>"
         character.</li>
       </ol>

Index: spec.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /sources/public/html5/markup/spec.html,v
retrieving revision 1.74
retrieving revision 1.75
diff -u -d -r1.74 -r1.75
--- spec.html	30 Jul 2009 16:42:47 -0000	1.74
+++ spec.html	30 Jul 2009 17:08:49 -0000	1.75
@@ -1185,13 +1185,13 @@
 <li>A
         "<code title="U+003C LESS-THAN SIGN">&lt;</code>"
         character.</li>
-        <li>A
+        <li>The element&#8217;s
         <a href="#tag-name" title="syntax-tag-name">tag name</a>.</li>
         <li>Optionally, one or more
         <a href="#attribute">attributes</a>,
         each of which must be preceded by one or more
         <a href="#space">space characters</a>.</li>
-        <li>Zero or more
+        <li>Optionally, one or more
         <a href="#space">space characters</a>.</li>
         <li>Optionally, a
         "<code title="U+002F SOLIDUS">/</code>"
@@ -1204,20 +1204,20 @@
 </li>
       <li>
       <dfn id="syntax-end-tags">End tags</dfn>
-      must have the following format:
+      consist of the following parts, in exactly the following
+      order:
       <ol>
-<li>The first character of an end tag must be a
+<li>A
         "<code title="U+003C LESS-THAN SIGN">&lt;</code>"
         character.</li>
-        <li>The second character of an end tag must be a
+        <li>A
         "<code title="U+002F SOLIDUS">/</code>"
         character</li>
-        <li>The next few characters of an end tag must be the
-        element&#8217;s
+        <li>The element&#8217;s
         <a href="#tag-name" title="syntax-tag-name">tag name</a>.</li>
-        <li>After the tag name, there may be one or more
+        <li>Optionally, one or more
         <a href="#space" title="space character">space characters</a>.</li>
-        <li>An end tag must be closed by a
+        <li>A
         "<code title="U+003E GREATER-THAN SIGN">&gt;</code>"
         character.</li>
       </ol>
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