[html5] r3627 - [] (0) Drop cite= from <section> and <article>.

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Sat Aug 15 04:12:44 PDT 2009


Author: ianh
Date: 2009-08-15 04:12:42 -0700 (Sat, 15 Aug 2009)
New Revision: 3627

Modified:
   index
   source
Log:
[] (0) Drop cite= from <section> and <article>.

Modified: index
===================================================================
--- index	2009-08-14 23:27:36 UTC (rev 3626)
+++ index	2009-08-15 11:12:42 UTC (rev 3627)
@@ -71,7 +71,7 @@
   <div class=head>
    <p><a class=logo href=http://www.whatwg.org/ rel=home><img alt=WHATWG src=/images/logo></a></p>
    <h1>HTML 5</h1>
-   <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id=draft-standard-&mdash;-date:-01-jan-1901>Draft Standard &mdash; 14 August 2009</h2>
+   <h2 class="no-num no-toc" id=draft-standard-&mdash;-date:-01-jan-1901>Draft Standard &mdash; 15 August 2009</h2>
    <p>You can take part in this work. <a href=http://www.whatwg.org/mailing-list>Join the working group's discussion list.</a></p>
    <p><strong>Web designers!</strong> We have a <a href=http://blog.whatwg.org/faq/>FAQ</a>, a <a href=http://forums.whatwg.org/>forum</a>, and a <a href=http://www.whatwg.org/mailing-list#help>help mailing list</a> for you!</p>
    <!--<p class="impl"><strong>Implementors!</strong> We have a <a href="http://www.whatwg.org/mailing-list#implementors">mailing list</a> for you too!</p>-->
@@ -12213,13 +12213,8 @@
    <dd><a href=#flow-content-0>Flow content</a>.</dd>
    <dt>Content attributes:</dt>
    <dd><a href=#global-attributes>Global attributes</a></dd>
-   <dd><code title=attr-section-cite><a href=#attr-section-cite>cite</a></code></dd>
    <dt>DOM interface:</dt>
-   <dd>
-<pre class=idl>interface <dfn id=htmlsectionelement>HTMLSectionElement</dfn> : <a href=#htmlelement>HTMLElement</a> {
-           attribute DOMString <a href=#dom-section-cite title=dom-section-cite>cite</a>;
-};</pre>
-   </dd>
+   <dd>Uses <code><a href=#htmlelement>HTMLElement</a></code>.</dd>
   </dl><p>The <code><a href=#the-section-element>section</a></code> element <a href=#represents>represents</a> a
   generic document or application section. A section, in this context,
   is a thematic grouping of content, typically with a heading, possibly
@@ -12230,23 +12225,6 @@
   sections of a thesis. A Web site's home page could be split into
   sections for an introduction, news items, contact information.</p>
 
-  <p>The <dfn id=attr-section-cite title=attr-section-cite><code>cite</code></dfn>
-  attribute may be used if the content of the section was taken from
-  another page (e.g. syndicating content from multiple sources on one
-  page). The attribute, if present, must contain a <a href=#valid-url>valid
-  URL</a> referencing the original source. <span class=impl>To
-  obtain the corresponding citation link, the value of the attribute
-  must be <a href=#resolve-a-url title="resolve a url">resolved</a> relative to the
-  element. User agents should allow users to follow such citation
-  links.</span></p>
-
-  <div class=impl>
-
-  <p>The <dfn id=dom-section-cite title=dom-section-cite><code>cite</code></dfn> DOM
-  attribute must <a href=#reflect>reflect</a> the element's <code title=attr-section-cite><a href=#attr-section-cite>cite</a></code> content attribute.</p>
-
-  </div>
-
   <p class=note>The <code><a href=#the-section-element>section</a></code> element is not a generic
   container element. When an element is needed for styling purposes or
   as a convenience for scripting, authors are encouraged to use the
@@ -12411,12 +12389,10 @@
    <dd><a href=#flow-content-0>Flow content</a>.</dd>
    <dt>Content attributes:</dt>
    <dd><a href=#global-attributes>Global attributes</a></dd>
-   <dd><code title=attr-article-cite><a href=#attr-article-cite>cite</a></code></dd>
    <dd><code title=attr-article-pubdate><a href=#attr-article-pubdate>pubdate</a></code></dd>
    <dt>DOM interface:</dt>
    <dd>
 <pre class=idl>interface <dfn id=htmlarticleelement>HTMLArticleElement</dfn> : <a href=#htmlelement>HTMLElement</a> {
-           attribute DOMString <a href=#dom-article-cite title=dom-article-cite>cite</a>;
            attribute DOMString <a href=#dom-article-pubdate title=dom-article-pubDate>pubDate</a>;
 };</pre>
    </dd>
@@ -12442,16 +12418,6 @@
   element (q.v. the <code><a href=#the-address-element>address</a></code> element) does not apply to
   nested <code><a href=#the-article-element>article</a></code> elements.</p>
 
-  <p>The <dfn id=attr-article-cite title=attr-article-cite><code>cite</code></dfn>
-  attribute may be used if the content of the article was taken from
-  another page (e.g. syndicating content from multiple sources on one
-  page). The attribute, if present, must contain a <a href=#valid-url>valid
-  URL</a> referencing the original source. <span class=impl>To
-  obtain the corresponding citation link, the value of the attribute
-  must be <a href=#resolve-a-url title="resolve a url">resolved</a> relative to the
-  element. User agents should allow users to follow such citation
-  links.</span></p>
-
   <p>The <dfn id=attr-article-pubdate title=attr-article-pubdate><code>pubdate</code></dfn>
   attribute may be used to specify the time and date that the article
   was first published. If present, the <code title=attr-article-pubdate><a href=#attr-article-pubdate>pubdate</a></code> attribute must be a
@@ -12459,9 +12425,8 @@
 
   <div class=impl>
 
-  <p>The <dfn id=dom-article-cite title=dom-article-cite><code>cite</code></dfn> DOM
-  attribute must <a href=#reflect>reflect</a> the element's <code title=attr-article-cite><a href=#attr-article-cite>cite</a></code> content attribute. The <dfn id=dom-article-pubdate title=dom-article-pubDate><code>pubDate</code></dfn> DOM attribute
-  must <a href=#reflect>reflect</a> the element's <code title=attr-article-pubdate><a href=#attr-article-pubdate>pubdate</a></code> content attribute.</p>
+  <p>The <dfn id=dom-article-pubdate title=dom-article-pubDate><code>pubDate</code></dfn>
+  DOM attribute must <a href=#reflect>reflect</a> the element's <code title=attr-article-pubdate><a href=#attr-article-pubdate>pubdate</a></code> content attribute.</p>
 
   </div>
 
@@ -45505,16 +45470,7 @@
       <p>Establish the value of <var title="">id</var> and <var title="">has-alternate</var> from the first of the following to
       apply:</p>
 
-      <dl><dt>If the <var title="">article</var> node has a <code title=attr-article-cite><a href=#attr-article-cite>cite</a></code> attribute that
-       successfully <a href=#resolve-a-url title="resolve a url">resolves</a>
-       relative to the <var title="">article</var> node</dt>
-
-       <dd>Let <var title="">id</var> be the <a href=#absolute-url>absolute URL</a>
-       resulting from <a href=#resolve-a-url title="resolve a url">resolving</a> the
-       value of the <code title=attr-article-cite><a href=#attr-article-cite>cite</a></code>
-       relative to the <var title="">article</var> element. Let <var title="">has-alternate</var> be true.</dd>
-
-       <dt>If the <var title="">article</var> node has a descendant
+      <dl><dt>If the <var title="">article</var> node has a descendant
        <code><a href=#the-a-element>a</a></code> or <code><a href=#the-area-element>area</a></code> element with an <code title=attr-hyperlink-href><a href=#attr-hyperlink-href>href</a></code> attribute that
        successfully <a href=#resolve-a-url title="resolve a url">resolves</a>
        relative to that descendant and a <code title=attr-a-rel>rel</code> attribute whose value includes

Modified: source
===================================================================
--- source	2009-08-14 23:27:36 UTC (rev 3626)
+++ source	2009-08-15 11:12:42 UTC (rev 3627)
@@ -12971,13 +12971,8 @@
    <dd><span>Flow content</span>.</dd>
    <dt>Content attributes:</dt>
    <dd><span>Global attributes</span></dd>
-   <dd><code title="attr-section-cite">cite</code></dd>
    <dt>DOM interface:</dt>
-   <dd>
-<pre class="idl">interface <dfn>HTMLSectionElement</dfn> : <span>HTMLElement</span> {
-           attribute DOMString <span title="dom-section-cite">cite</span>;
-};</pre>
-   </dd>
+   <dd>Uses <code>HTMLElement</code>.</dd>
   </dl>
 
   <p>The <code>section</code> element <span>represents</span> a
@@ -12990,24 +12985,6 @@
   sections of a thesis. A Web site's home page could be split into
   sections for an introduction, news items, contact information.</p>
 
-  <p>The <dfn title="attr-section-cite"><code>cite</code></dfn>
-  attribute may be used if the content of the section was taken from
-  another page (e.g. syndicating content from multiple sources on one
-  page). The attribute, if present, must contain a <span>valid
-  URL</span> referencing the original source. <span class="impl">To
-  obtain the corresponding citation link, the value of the attribute
-  must be <span title="resolve a url">resolved</span> relative to the
-  element. User agents should allow users to follow such citation
-  links.</span></p>
-
-  <div class="impl">
-
-  <p>The <dfn title="dom-section-cite"><code>cite</code></dfn> DOM
-  attribute must <span>reflect</span> the element's <code
-  title="attr-section-cite">cite</code> content attribute.</p>
-
-  </div>
-
   <p class="note">The <code>section</code> element is not a generic
   container element. When an element is needed for styling purposes or
   as a convenience for scripting, authors are encouraged to use the
@@ -13176,12 +13153,10 @@
    <dd><span>Flow content</span>.</dd>
    <dt>Content attributes:</dt>
    <dd><span>Global attributes</span></dd>
-   <dd><code title="attr-article-cite">cite</code></dd>
    <dd><code title="attr-article-pubdate">pubdate</code></dd>
    <dt>DOM interface:</dt>
    <dd>
 <pre class="idl">interface <dfn>HTMLArticleElement</dfn> : <span>HTMLElement</span> {
-           attribute DOMString <span title="dom-article-cite">cite</span>;
            attribute DOMString <span title="dom-article-pubDate">pubDate</span>;
 };</pre>
    </dd>
@@ -13209,16 +13184,6 @@
   element (q.v. the <code>address</code> element) does not apply to
   nested <code>article</code> elements.</p>
 
-  <p>The <dfn title="attr-article-cite"><code>cite</code></dfn>
-  attribute may be used if the content of the article was taken from
-  another page (e.g. syndicating content from multiple sources on one
-  page). The attribute, if present, must contain a <span>valid
-  URL</span> referencing the original source. <span class="impl">To
-  obtain the corresponding citation link, the value of the attribute
-  must be <span title="resolve a url">resolved</span> relative to the
-  element. User agents should allow users to follow such citation
-  links.</span></p>
-
   <p>The <dfn title="attr-article-pubdate"><code>pubdate</code></dfn>
   attribute may be used to specify the time and date that the article
   was first published. If present, the <code
@@ -13227,11 +13192,8 @@
 
   <div class="impl">
 
-  <p>The <dfn title="dom-article-cite"><code>cite</code></dfn> DOM
-  attribute must <span>reflect</span> the element's <code
-  title="attr-article-cite">cite</code> content attribute. The <dfn
-  title="dom-article-pubDate"><code>pubDate</code></dfn> DOM attribute
-  must <span>reflect</span> the element's <code
+  <p>The <dfn title="dom-article-pubDate"><code>pubDate</code></dfn>
+  DOM attribute must <span>reflect</span> the element's <code
   title="attr-article-pubdate">pubdate</code> content attribute.</p>
 
   </div>
@@ -51382,17 +51344,6 @@
 
       <dl>
 
-       <dt>If the <var title="">article</var> node has a <code
-       title="attr-article-cite">cite</code> attribute that
-       successfully <span title="resolve a url">resolves</span>
-       relative to the <var title="">article</var> node</dt>
-
-       <dd>Let <var title="">id</var> be the <span>absolute URL</span>
-       resulting from <span title="resolve a url">resolving</span> the
-       value of the <code title="attr-article-cite">cite</code>
-       relative to the <var title="">article</var> element. Let <var
-       title="">has-alternate</var> be true.</dd>
-
        <dt>If the <var title="">article</var> node has a descendant
        <code>a</code> or <code>area</code> element with an <code
        title="attr-hyperlink-href">href</code> attribute that



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