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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-contain-2] Proposal: content-visibility: hidden-matchable (#5595)

From: Chris Harrelson via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 16:05:44 +0000
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Responding to this comment also:

> smfr: Second, anybody who wrote browser code knows you have to think about is content hidden by style,
> hide from APIs not just visually. display:none does, visibility-hidden sometimes does. Now we have 2 more
> and I'm uncomfortable adding more variations to is this content available in this scenario

One additional point: my understanding from offline conversations with @smfr is that the discomfort mentioned above is not about implementation complexity. It's about what 'matchable' means in contexts like reader modes, and whether that is a complicated mental model for developers.

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