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Subject: Issue CL-d6: 2.3.4 content attribute

CL wrote:
"Issue CL-d6: [[[2.3.4 WebCGM defined group properties content - an
attribute of the 'para' and 'subpara' APS, that can give a reasonable
basis for searching in the case of badly structured text within WebCGM

Sounds like alt text, what if this is very different to the actual
text? Risk of it being outdated when the CGM is revised. what does
'badly structured' mean here? "

Unlike alt text, WebCGM user agents do not display the content of
'content' if the graphical primitives cannot be displayed. It's
only purpose is to facilitate documentation/searching operations.

As for the 'very different to the actual text' question, would could
add some guidelines similar to the HTML alt text guidelines:
And definitely put an emphasis on the fact that authors should update
the 'content' attribute if the graphical primitives of the APS are

As for 'badly structured', simply provide an example.

 Benoit   mailto:benoit@itedo.com

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