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>Watch my reply-to.
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>Any use of "it's not clear" is an idiom.  The clarity (as in
>opaqueness) of the object is not in question--it's the
>understandability.
>
>--Niilamusi naalinjas
>  
>
Er.

That statement seems to make the erroneous assumption that "clear" means 
strictly "non-opaque" as opposed to "understandable". Polysemy != idiom.

-- 
The "Million Style Manual" is a set of sixty-four jade stones marked 
with pieces of Chinese characters. It expresses the kung fu of the void, 
as taught by P'an Ku's axe.

Shreyas Sampat
http://njyar.blogspot.com