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Re: HTML is a declarative mark-up language

From: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2009 09:45:01 +0100
Message-ID: <4982BE0D.6040705@kosek.cz>
To: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
CC: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> Jirka Kosek wrote:
>> Spec in 4.6.1 says:
>>
>> Content model:
>> Transparent, but there must be no interactive content descendant.
>>
>> Now tell me how can I find which elements I can use inside <a>?
> 
> This is a known problem and I'm fairly sure I've raised the issue before
> somewhere.  However, I expect this problem to be solved either by the
> index of elements, or a separate table, which clearly indicates which
> categories each element belongs to.

Such table or index would be of course useful. But it is not enough --
it will be separate thing which is not directly visible when you
navigate directly to definition of particular element.

> But note that the Transparent content model is special

Yep, this example was only coincidence.

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