[whatwg] Contingency plans
ian at hixie.ch
Mon Nov 2 21:06:35 PST 2009
On Mon, 2 Nov 2009, Elizabeth Castro wrote:
> I've noticed a couple of instances in which the spec gives the content
> model for a given element, like for example, the hgroup element contains
> one or more of h1, h2, etc., and then specifies what should happen even
> if the element doesn't contain what it's supposed to, as here where we
> learn what an hgroup's rank should be if it is empty:
> > The rank of an hgroup element is the rank of the highest-ranked h1h6
> > element descendant of the hgroup element, if there are any such
> > elements, or otherwise the same as for an h1 element (the highest
> > rank).
> It seems like it's implying that it's OK for the hgroup to not follow
> its own content model.
> Or is it just saying what should happen if it is erroneously empty?
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"Hide UA text". There's also a third mode, "Highlight UA text", which
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