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Re: prose content and del elements (typo?)

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2008 19:00:19 +0200
Cc: HTMLWG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-Id: <D79C4483-B49E-4F64-A304-0875FBBF499E@iki.fi>
To: Ben Boyle <benjamins.boyle@gmail.com>

On Jan 19, 2008, at 11:43, Ben Boyle wrote:

> http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html#prose1
>
> This sentence:
> For the purposes of this requirement, del elements and their
> descendants must not be counted as contributing to the ancestors of
> the del element.
>
> Is that last "del" a typo? Should it be something like this:
> For the purposes of this requirement, del elements and their
> descendants must not be counted as contributing to the ancestors of
> any element.


I think it isn't a typo. Descendants of a del element do contribute to  
the content models of their ancestors that are still descendants of  
the same del. They don't contribute to the ancestors of the del.

-- 
Henri Sivonen
hsivonen@iki.fi
http://hsivonen.iki.fi/
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