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Re: Proposing content-hidden for background-image and img content

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Sep 2011 10:21:17 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDBt7mSUUibmSQi5fp4nb6JM=b-EznPoNBu1i-3OUrD59A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Sep 8, 2011 at 10:06 AM, Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com> wrote:
> What about borrowing the current terminology from HTML5, and calling it:
> "content: transparent;"
> The transparent keyword would only apply to the element (not the pseudo
> element, which is already
> covered by inhibit and other flags).

What would content:transparent do?  In HTML "transparent" is just a
term for the semantics of some elements.

(We've also discussed a display:transparent that would be thematically
similar to HTML's notion of "transparent" - the element wouldn't
generate a box in the box tree (similar to display:none), but its
children still would.)

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