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Fixing http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=8461

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@@ -110,7 +110,7 @@
<header class=head id=head><p><a class=logo href=http://www.whatwg.org/ rel=home><img alt=WHATWG src=/images/logo></a></p>
<hgroup><h1>Web Applications 1.0</h1>
<h2 class="no-num no-toc">Draft Standard &mdash; 9 January 2010</h2>
<h2 class="no-num no-toc">Draft Standard &mdash; 10 January 2010</h2>
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@@ -1897,8 +1897,15 @@ <h4 id=resources><span class=secno>2.1.1 </span>Resources</h4>
to refer to the type of media intended for presentation, as used by
the CSS specifications. <a href=#refsRFC2046>[RFC2046]</a> <a href=#refsMQ>[MQ]</a></p>
<p>A string is a <dfn id=valid-mime-type>valid MIME type</dfn> if it matches the <code title="">media-type</code> rule defined in section 3.7 "Media
Types" of RFC 2616. <a href=#refsHTTP>[HTTP]</a></p>
<p>A string is a <dfn id=valid-mime-type>valid MIME type</dfn> if it matches the <code title="">media-type</code> rule defined in section 3.7 "Media Types"
of RFC 2616. In particular, a <a href=#valid-mime-type>valid MIME type</a> may
include MIME type parameters. <a href=#refsHTTP>[HTTP]</a></p>
<p>A string is a <dfn id=valid-mime-type-with-no-parameters>valid MIME type with no parameters</dfn> if it
matches the <code title="">media-type</code> rule defined in section
3.7 "Media Types" of RFC 2616, but does not contain any U+003B
SEMICOLON characters (;). In other words, if it consists only of a
type and subtype, with no MIME Type parameters. <a href=#refsHTTP>[HTTP]</a></p>
<h4 id=xml><span class=secno>2.1.2 </span>XML</h4>
@@ -10864,8 +10871,8 @@ <h4 id=the-link-element><span class=secno>4.2.4 </span>The <dfn><code>link</code
<p>The <dfn id=attr-link-type title=attr-link-type><code>type</code></dfn> attribute
gives the <a href=#mime-type>MIME type</a> of the linked resource. It is
purely advisory. The value must be a <a href=#valid-mime-type>valid MIME type</a>,
optionally with parameters.</p>
purely advisory. The value must be a <a href=#valid-mime-type>valid MIME
type</a>.</p>
<p>For <a href=#external-resource-link title="external resource link">external resource
links</a>, the <code title=attr-link-type><a href=#attr-link-type>type</a></code> attribute
@@ -11884,10 +11891,9 @@ <h4 id=the-style-element><span class=secno>4.2.6 </span>The <dfn><code>style</co
model</a>. The element does not <a href=#represents title=represents>represent</a> content for the user.</p>
<p>If the <dfn id=attr-style-type title=attr-style-type><code>type</code></dfn>
attribute is given, it must contain a <a href=#valid-mime-type>valid MIME type</a>,
optionally with parameters, that designates a styling language. If
the attribute is absent, the type defaults to
<code>text/css</code>. <a href=#refsRFC2318>[RFC2318]</a></p>
attribute is given, it must contain a <a href=#valid-mime-type>valid MIME type</a>
that designates a styling language. If the attribute is absent, the
type defaults to <code>text/css</code>. <a href=#refsRFC2318>[RFC2318]</a></p>
<div class=impl>
@@ -12264,8 +12270,9 @@ <h4 id=script><span class=secno>4.3.1 </span>The <dfn><code>script</code></dfn>
<p>The <dfn id=attr-script-type title=attr-script-type><code>type</code></dfn>
attribute gives the language of the script or format of the data. If
the attribute is present, its value must be a <a href=#valid-mime-type>valid MIME
type</a>, optionally with parameters. The <code title="">charset</code> parameter must not be specified. (The
default, which is used if the attribute is absent, is "<code title="">text/javascript</code>".)</p>
type</a>. The <code title="">charset</code> parameter must not be
specified. (The default, which is used if the attribute is absent,
is "<code title="">text/javascript</code>".)</p>
<p>The <dfn id=attr-script-src title=attr-script-src><code>src</code></dfn>
attribute, if specified, gives the address of the external script
@@ -20015,12 +20022,14 @@ <h4 id=the-embed-element><span class=secno>4.8.4 </span>The <dfn><code>embed</co
present, must contain a <a href=#valid-url>valid URL</a>.</p>
<p>The <dfn id=attr-embed-type title=attr-embed-type><code>type</code></dfn>
attribute, if present, gives the <a href=#mime-type>MIME type</a> of the plugin to
instantiate. The value must be a <a href=#valid-mime-type>valid MIME type</a>,
optionally with parameters. If both the <code title=attr-embed-type><a href=#attr-embed-type>type</a></code> attribute and the <code title=attr-embed-src><a href=#attr-embed-src>src</a></code> attribute are present, then the
<code title=attr-embed-type><a href=#attr-embed-type>type</a></code> attribute must specify the
same type as the <a href=#content-type title=Content-Type>explicit Content-Type
metadata</a> of the resource given by the <code title=attr-embed-src><a href=#attr-embed-src>src</a></code> attribute.</p>
attribute, if present, gives the <a href=#mime-type>MIME type</a> of the
plugin to instantiate. The value must be a <a href=#valid-mime-type>valid MIME
type</a>. If both the <code title=attr-embed-type><a href=#attr-embed-type>type</a></code>
attribute and the <code title=attr-embed-src><a href=#attr-embed-src>src</a></code> attribute
are present, then the <code title=attr-embed-type><a href=#attr-embed-type>type</a></code>
attribute must specify the same type as the <a href=#content-type title=Content-Type>explicit Content-Type metadata</a> of the
resource given by the <code title=attr-embed-src><a href=#attr-embed-src>src</a></code>
attribute.</p>
<div class=impl>
@@ -20291,8 +20300,7 @@ <h4 id=the-object-element><span class=secno>4.8.5 </span>The <dfn><code>object</
<p>The <dfn id=attr-object-type title=attr-object-type><code>type</code></dfn>
attribute, if present, specifies the type of the resource. If
present, the attribute must be a <a href=#valid-mime-type>valid MIME type</a>,
optionally with parameters.</p>
present, the attribute must be a <a href=#valid-mime-type>valid MIME type</a>.</p>
<p>At least one of either the <code title=attr-object-data><a href=#attr-object-data>data</a></code> attribute or the <code title=attr-object-type><a href=#attr-object-type>type</a></code> attribute must be present.</p>
@@ -22204,10 +22212,11 @@ <h5 id=loading-the-media-resource><span class=secno>4.8.10.5 </span>Loading the
fetch the resource</dt>
<dt>If the <a href=#media-resource>media resource</a> is found to have <a href=#content-type title=Content-Type>Content-Type metadata</a> that, when
parsed as a <a href=#mime-type>MIME type</a> (including any codecs described by the
<code title="">codecs</code> parameter), represents <a href=#a-type-that-the-user-agent-knows-it-cannot-render>a type
that the user agent knows it cannot render</a> (even if the
actual <a href=#media-data>media data</a> is in a supported format)</dt>
parsed as a <a href=#mime-type>MIME type</a> (including any codecs
described by the <code title="">codecs</code> parameter),
represents <a href=#a-type-that-the-user-agent-knows-it-cannot-render>a type that the user agent knows it cannot
render</a> (even if the actual <a href=#media-data>media data</a> is in a
supported format)</dt>
<dt>If the <a href=#media-data>media data</a> can be fetched but is found by
inspection to be in an unsupported format, or can otherwise not
@@ -34597,7 +34606,7 @@ <h6 id=file-upload-state><span class=secno>4.10.5.1.18 </span><dfn title=attr-in
<dd>Indicates that image files are accepted.</dd>
<dt>A <a href=#valid-mime-type>valid MIME type</a>, with no parameters</dt>
<dt>A <a href=#valid-mime-type-with-no-parameters>valid MIME type with no parameters</a></dt>
<dd>Indicates that files of the specified type are accepted.</dd>
@@ -52763,8 +52772,8 @@ <h4 id=custom-handlers><span class=secno>6.8.2 </span>Custom scheme and content
such a link, he is given the opportunity to use that Web
site. Analogously, the <dfn id=dom-navigator-registercontenthandler title=dom-navigator-registerContentHandler><code>registerContentHandler()</code></dfn>
method allows Web sites to register themselves as possible handlers
for content in a particular <a href=#mime-type>MIME type</a>. For example, the same online
fax service could register itself as a handler for
for content in a particular <a href=#mime-type>MIME type</a>. For example, the
same online fax service could register itself as a handler for
<code>image/g3fax</code> files (<a href=#refsRFC1494>[RFC1494]</a>), so that if the user has no
native application capable of handling G3 Facsimile byte streams,
his Web browser can instead suggest he use that site to view the
@@ -52844,9 +52853,9 @@ <h4 id=custom-handlers><span class=secno>6.8.2 </span>Custom scheme and content
whitespace, or include MIME parameters, then the handler being
registered will never be used.</p>
<p class=note>The type is compared to the <a href=#mime-type>MIME type</a> used by the
user agent <em>after</em> the sniffing algorithms have been
applied.</p>
<p class=note>The type is compared to the <a href=#mime-type>MIME type</a>
used by the user agent <em>after</em> the sniffing algorithms have
been applied.</p>
</dd>
@@ -52889,8 +52898,9 @@ <h4 id=custom-handlers><span class=secno>6.8.2 </span>Custom scheme and content
<pre>&lt;a href="chickenk&iuml;wi.soup"&gt;Download our Chicken K&iuml;wi soup!&lt;/a&gt;</pre>
<p>...then, assuming this <code>chickenk&iuml;wi.soup</code> file
was served with the <a href=#mime-type>MIME type</a> <code>application/x-soup</code>,
the UA might navigate to the following URL:</p>
was served with the <a href=#mime-type>MIME type</a>
<code>application/x-soup</code>, the UA might navigate to the
following URL:</p>
<pre>http://example.com/soup?url=http://www.example.net/chickenk%C3%AFwi.soup</pre>
@@ -56981,12 +56991,13 @@ <h4 id=hyperlink-elements><span class=secno>6.12.1 </span>Hyperlink elements</h4
resource.</span></p>
<p>The <dfn id=attr-hyperlink-type title=attr-hyperlink-type><code>type</code></dfn>
attribute, if present, gives the <a href=#mime-type>MIME type</a> of the linked
resource. It is purely advisory. The value must be a <a href=#valid-mime-type>valid
MIME type</a>, optionally with parameters. <span class=impl>User agents must not consider the <code title=attr-hyperlink-type><a href=#attr-hyperlink-type>type</a></code> attribute authoritative
&mdash; upon fetching the resource, user agents must not use
metadata included in the link to the resource to determine its
type.</span></p>
attribute, if present, gives the <a href=#mime-type>MIME type</a> of the
linked resource. It is purely advisory. The value must be a
<a href=#valid-mime-type>valid MIME type</a>. <span class=impl>User agents must
not consider the <code title=attr-hyperlink-type><a href=#attr-hyperlink-type>type</a></code>
attribute authoritative &mdash; upon fetching the resource, user
agents must not use metadata included in the link to the resource to
determine its type.</span></p>
<div class=impl>
@@ -65076,8 +65087,9 @@ <h4 id=processing-model-4><span class=secno>10.2.3 </span>Processing model</h4>
must cause the user agent to <a href=#fail-the-connection>fail the connection</a>.</p>
<p>HTTP 204 No Content, and 205 Reset Content responses are
equivalent to 200 OK responses with the right <a href=#mime-type>MIME type</a> but no
content, and thus must <a href=#reestablish-the-connection>reestablish the connection</a>.</p>
equivalent to 200 OK responses with the right <a href=#mime-type>MIME type</a>
but no content, and thus must <a href=#reestablish-the-connection>reestablish the
connection</a>.</p>
<p>Other HTTP response codes in the 2xx range <!--201 Created, 202
Accepted, 203 Non-Authoritative Information, and 206 Partial
@@ -84915,7 +84927,7 @@ <h3 class=no-num id=attributes-0>Attributes</h3>
<tbody><tr><th> <code title="">accept</code>
<td> <code title=attr-input-accept><a href=#attr-input-accept>input</a></code>
<td> Hint for expected file type in <a href=#file-upload-state title=attr-input-type-file>file upload controls</a>
<td> <a href=#set-of-comma-separated-tokens>Set of comma-separated tokens</a>* consisting of <a href=#valid-mime-type title="valid MIME type">valid MIME types</a> or <code title="">audio/*</code>, <code title="">video/*</code>, or <code title="">image/*</code>
<td> <a href=#set-of-comma-separated-tokens>Set of comma-separated tokens</a>* consisting of <a href=#valid-mime-type title="valid MIME type">valid MIME types with no parameters</a> or <code title="">audio/*</code>, <code title="">video/*</code>, or <code title="">image/*</code>
<tr><th> <code title="">accept-charset</code>
<td> <code title=attr-form-accept-charset><a href=#attr-form-accept-charset>form</a></code>
<td> Character encodings to use for <a href=#form-submission>form submission</a>
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