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[whatwg] "Marked section" or "markup declaration"?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 1 May 2006 23:02:17 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0605012302000.21459@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Wed, 19 Apr 2006, Simon Pieters wrote:
> 
> The Parsing section speaks of a "marked section open state"[1]. In SGML 
> a marked sections have the following form:
> 
>   <![ X [ ... ]]>
> 
> ...where X could be CDATA, RCDATA, IGNORE, INCLUDE or TEMP.
> 
> HTML5 doesn't have this construct, it only has comments and doctypes 
> that start with "<!", which are called "markup declarations" in SGML. So 
> to avoid any confusion I suggest renaming "marked section open state" to 
> "markup declaration open state".

Agreed, fixed.

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