[whatwg] MAP should be transparent
ian at hixie.ch
Mon Apr 27 18:55:16 PDT 2009
On Fri, 20 Mar 2009, Kristof Zelechovski wrote:
> The MAP element should be transparent.
> If it contains only AREA elements, it is invisible and it can belong to
> phrasing content; it is best placed alongside the IMG element that uses
> it; even the example
> provided is invalid
> it is an undocumented deviation from version 4
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/html401/sgml/dtd.html#special> (content model
> deviations are undocumented). AREA elements should not belong to any
> category; they can appear only as immediate children of the MAP element
> (otherwise they are ignored per HTML4 so we can safely make them
> If it contains anything else, it must contain flow content for legacy
> reasons; therefore, it must belong to flow content.
I've changed this so <map> is flow/phrasing and transparent. I'm not a big
fan of this, as it joins a, ins, and del in making the definition of
"paragraph" a pain in the behind.
> (I am aware of the fact that AREA elements are slightly deprecated.)
<area> is not deprecated in any sense.
> Editorial: The title of 4.8.11
> ent.html> The canvas element - HTML 5 should be changed to something
> more appropriate - the page displays also subsection 4.8.12.
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