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Re: Acceptable for CSS to add a "window.CSS" global?

From: Dimitri Glazkov <dglazkov@google.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2012 11:21:49 -0700
Message-ID: <CADh5Ky1k_Wtansjvd_zCMt8ta-_e9Lc5Sc_nfgA4D-V8W_V_FQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Interesting. Perhaps that's where CSSOM for Regions could live?

:DG<

On Mon, Aug 13, 2012 at 11:19 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
> The CSSWG would like to add a new top-level object called "CSS" that
> we can hang several functions and constructors off of, so that we can
> avoid the excessive verbosity that's probably required if we just put
> everything on window.
>
> (Right now, the only thing we want to add is a "supports()" function,
> which is the API version of the upcoming @supports rule.  In the
> future, we'd like to add things like the CSSOM Value API constructors
> to it, so authors can do a simple "new CSS.px(5)" rather than "new
> CSSPixelComponentValue(5)".)
>
> Does anyone see any problems with this?  Do we think there's a
> significant compat risk to claiming an all-caps "CSS" variable?
>
> ~TJ
>
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