[whatwg] Transparent Content
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Oct 13 15:07:47 PDT 2009
On Tue, 13 Oct 2009, Yuvalik Webdesign wrote:
> > If there's another way of saying what the spec says that is
> > technically precise but more understandable, I'd be happy to use it.
> > In the meantime, I've added an example to explain it better.
> Would this do:
> If a transparent element were to be replaced by an element equal to its
> parent while retaining its content, this content should remain
That wouldn't catch a case where there was some ordering issue.
For example, suppose element <foo> can only have one child <unique>, as
well as many other elements. Suppose <bar> is transparent and can be a
child of <foo>.
Is this conforming? If we apply your criteria:
...then yes, it appears conforming. But if we apply the spec's criteria:
...then we find it is _not_ conforming.
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