Generated Content - 3 - URL

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Browsers that are subjected to this test should support CSS1 and CSS2 generated content.


Two cats should appear in the paragraph below.

I love cats. Don't you?


The paragraph below has a :before with a url pointing a nonexistent file.

This should be the only sentence here.

The spec says:

The value is a URI that designates an external resource. If a user agent cannot support the resource because of the media types it supports, it must ignore the resource. Note. CSS2 offers no mechanism to change the size of the embedded object, or to provide a textual description, like the "alt" or "longdesc" attributes do for images in HTML. This may change in future levels of CSS.


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What should not happen a lone "2" being inserted into the text.

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