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[whatwg] Transparent Content

From: Yuvalik Webdesign <postmaster@yuvalik.org>
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2009 16:17:48 +0300
Message-ID: <000301ca4cd0$ba830e20$2f892a60$@org>
> From: Ian Hickson 
> >
> > 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.
> 

I'll give it one more go. ;-)

Perhaps you could leave the existing sentence, but add:

"In short; a transparent element must have the same content model as its parent."

Or something to that effect?

Evert
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