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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-display-3] Clarify whether display: contents applies to ::before and ::after

From: Tab Atkins Jr. via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 10 May 2017 20:24:40 +0000
To: public-css-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-300601904-1494447878-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
As @Loirooriol points out, it definitely has an observable effect, and is straightforward to define.  Basically, the following two bits of markup:

```css
<div><span>Foo</span>Bar</div>
```
and
```css
<div>Bar</div>
<style>div::before { content: "Foo"; }</style>
```

...should be completely indistinguishable as far as CSS is concerned.  There is no reason for the two to diverge in any way.

*That said*, I also wouldn't be too sad if we defined that it didn't work.  It's just inconsistent and breaks a constant that has nicely applied to ::before and ::after previously.

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