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[whatwg] Transparent Content

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2009 22:16:06 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0910132211520.6803@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 13 Oct 2009, Yuvalik Webdesign wrote:
> 
> Anyway, Perhaps this will do?
> 
> "If a transparent element were to be removed but its descendants were 
> kept as they are, the content should remain conformant."
> 
> Or:
> 
> "Any transparent content should be conformant as if its transparent 
> containing element did not exist."

Unfortunately both of these can be interpreted as saying that the element 
and all its children disappear -- "kept as they are" implies kept as 
children of the element; "[parent] element did not exist" implies the kids 
aren't in the tree, etc.


> But again, perhaps the added example makes things clear enough. Just 
> trying to help.

Your help is much appreciated. I'm glad the example helps.

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