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[whatwg] instantiating display:none plugins

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2011 00:08:02 -0400
Message-ID: <4EB213A2.3010409@mit.edu>
On 11/2/11 11:52 PM, Michael A. Puls II wrote:
> If we want to keep the display: none behavior that's in current
> browsers, I'm not going to object. Just saying that it'd be nice
> (better/make more sense) if the use-case for display: none (deferring
> instantiation till it's shown) was handled by an attribute (instead of
> css) where removing the attribute made it come alive. That should be
> compatible with older browsers for sites already using display: none for
> deferring instantiation

I think having an explicit instantiation trigger that works even if 
display:none would be a reasonable thing to do.

-Boris
Received on Wednesday, 2 November 2011 21:08:02 UTC

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