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hixie: add a note that xmlns='' doesn't 'work' in HTML. (whatwg r5880)

From: poot <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 11 Feb 2011 19:21:48 -0500
To: public-html-diffs@w3.org
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hixie: add a note that xmlns='' doesn't 'work' in HTML. (whatwg r5880)

http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/html5/spec/Overview.html?r1=1.4721&r2=1.4722&f=h
http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=5879&to=5880

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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.4721
retrieving revision 1.4722
diff -u -d -r1.4721 -r1.4722
--- Overview.html	11 Feb 2011 23:50:36 -0000	1.4721
+++ Overview.html	12 Feb 2011 00:20:32 -0000	1.4722
@@ -343,7 +343,7 @@
 
    <h1>HTML5</h1>
    <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id="a-vocabulary-and-associated-apis-for-html-and-xhtml">A vocabulary and associated APIs for HTML and XHTML</h2>
-   <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id="editor-s-draft-11-february-2011">Editor's Draft 11 February 2011</h2>
+   <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id="editor-s-draft-12-february-2011">Editor's Draft 12 February 2011</h2>
    <dl><dt>Latest Published Version:</dt>
     <dd><a href="http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/">http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/</a></dd>
     <dt>Latest Editor's Draft:</dt>
@@ -478,7 +478,7 @@
   Group</a> is the W3C working group responsible for this
   specification's progress along the W3C Recommendation
   track.
-  This specification is the 11 February 2011 Editor's Draft.
+  This specification is the 12 February 2011 Editor's Draft.
   </p><!-- UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS THE PRECEDING PARAGRAPH TO BE REMOVED OR EDITED WITHOUT TALKING TO IAN FIRST --><!-- relationship to other work (required) --><p>Work on this specification is also done at the <a href="http://www.whatwg.org/">WHATWG</a>. The W3C HTML working group
   actively pursues convergence with the WHATWG, as required by the <a href="http://www.w3.org/2007/03/HTML-WG-charter">W3C HTML working
   group charter</a>.</p><!-- UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES IS THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPH TO BE REMOVED OR EDITED WITHOUT TALKING TO IAN FIRST --><!-- required patent boilerplate --><p>This document was produced by a group operating under the <a href="http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Patent-Policy-20040205/">5
@@ -7127,7 +7127,10 @@
   expressions, or otherwise exposing the resulting DOM to arbitrary
   content, may "support namespaces" by just asserting that their DOM
   node analogues are in certain namespaces, without actually exposing
-  the above strings.<h2 id="dom"><span class="secno">3 </span>Semantics, structure, and APIs of HTML documents</h2><h3 id="documents"><span class="secno">3.1 </span>Documents</h3><p>Every XML and HTML document in an HTML UA is represented by a
+  the above strings.<hr><p class="note">In <a href="#syntax">the HTML syntax</a>, namespace prefixes
+  and namespace declarations do not have the same effect as in XML.
+  For instance, the colon has no special meaning in HTML element
+  names.<h2 id="dom"><span class="secno">3 </span>Semantics, structure, and APIs of HTML documents</h2><h3 id="documents"><span class="secno">3.1 </span>Documents</h3><p>Every XML and HTML document in an HTML UA is represented by a
   <code><a href="#document">Document</a></code> object. <a href="#refsDOMCORE">[DOMCORE]</a><p><dfn id="the-document-s-address">The document's address</dfn> is an <a href="#absolute-url">absolute URL</a>
   that is set when the <code><a href="#document">Document</a></code> is created. <dfn id="the-document-s-current-address">The
   document's current address</dfn> is an <a href="#absolute-url">absolute URL</a>
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