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diff --git a/lib/rexml/element.rb b/lib/rexml/element.rb
index 6a2d87f3f51..b61d8111419 100644
--- a/lib/rexml/element.rb
+++ b/lib/rexml/element.rb
@@ -98,8 +98,9 @@ module REXML
# is the case if:
# 1. Neither :+respect_whitespace+ nor :+compress_whitespace+ has any value
# 2. The context has :+respect_whitespace+ set to :+all+ or
- # an array containing the name of this element, and :+compress_whitespace+
- # isn't set to :+all+ or an array containing the name of this element.
+ # an array containing the name of this element, and
+ # :+compress_whitespace+ isn't set to :+all+ or an array containing the
+ # name of this element.
# The evaluation is tested against +expanded_name+, and so is namespace
# sensitive.
def whitespace
@@ -606,7 +607,9 @@ module REXML
# indentation will be this number of spaces, and children will be
# indented an additional amount. Defaults to -1
# transitive::
- # What the heck does this do? Defaults to false
+ # If transitive is true and indent is >= 0, then the output will be
+ # pretty-printed in such a way that the added whitespace does not affect
+ # the parse tree of the document
# ie_hack::
# Internet Explorer is the worst piece of crap to have ever been
# written, with the possible exception of Windows itself. Since IE is