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hixie: Try to define 'plugin' better. (whatwg r4725)

From: poot <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 14 Feb 2010 18:36:33 +0900 (JST)
To: public-html-diffs@w3.org
Message-Id: <20100214093634.2BEBC2BC1A@toro.w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>
hixie: Try to define 'plugin' better. (whatwg r4725)

http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/html5/spec/Overview.html?r1=1.3772&r2=1.3773&f=h
http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=4724&to=4725

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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.3772
retrieving revision 1.3773
diff -u -d -r1.3772 -r1.3773
--- Overview.html	14 Feb 2010 09:26:05 -0000	1.3772
+++ Overview.html	14 Feb 2010 09:36:20 -0000	1.3773
@@ -1721,10 +1721,13 @@
   events, as in the DOM Events specifications. The term <dfn id="concept-events-trusted" title="concept-events-trusted">trusted event</dfn> is used as
   defined by the DOM Events specification. <!--
   http://krijnhoetmer.nl/irc-logs/webapps/20091218 --> <a href="#refsDOMEVENTS">[DOMEVENTS]</a><h4 id="plugins"><span class="secno">2.1.5 </span>Plugins</h4><p class="XXX annotation"><b>Status: </b><i>Last call for comments</i><p>The term <dfn id="plugin">plugin</dfn> is used to mean any content handler
-  for Web content types that are either not supported by the user
-  agent natively or that do not expose a DOM, which supports rendering
-  the content as part of the user agent's interface.<p>Typically such content handlers are provided by third
-  parties.<p class="example">One example of a plugin would be a PDF viewer
+  that supports displaying content as part of the user agent's
+  rendering of a <code>Document</code> object, but that neither acts
+  as a <a href="#child-browsing-context">child browsing context</a> of the
+  <code>Document</code> nor introduces any <code>Node</code> objects
+  to the <code>Document</code>'s DOM.<p>Typically such content handlers are provided by third parties,
+  though a user agent can designate content handlers to be
+  plugins.<p class="example">One example of a plugin would be a PDF viewer
   that is instantiated in a <a href="#browsing-context">browsing context</a> when the
   user navigates to a PDF file. This would count as a plugin
   regardless of whether the party that implemented the PDF viewer
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