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Re: CSS generated content and document tree

From: Loretta Guarino Reid <lorettaguarino@google.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2007 10:04:57 -0700
Message-ID: <824e742c0704201004i44f28206oc2b30e0bfc733194@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Christophe Strobbe" <christophe.strobbe@esat.kuleuven.be>
Cc: w3c-wai-gl@w3.org

That seems like a compelling argument for making it a failure to add
non-decorative content via CSS.

Loretta

On 4/20/07, Christophe Strobbe <christophe.strobbe@esat.kuleuven.be> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> In yesterday's telecon, there was a discussion about whether
> CSS-generated content (especially if it is not purely decorative)
> should be a failure or not.
> In the section on "Generated content, automatic numbering, and lists"
> of the current last call working draft of CSS 2.1, I found the
> following statement: "Generated content does not alter the document
> tree. In particular, it is not fed back to the document language
> processor (e.g., for reparsing)."
> (<http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-CSS21-20061106/generate.html#content>).
> The current CSS 2 specification says the same thing
> (<http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS2/generate.html#content>; just before section 12.3).
> This seems to me an important difference with DOM scripts that add
> content, and we should keep this in mind in future discussions.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Christophe
>
>
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