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Re: Rendered content vs source content.

From: Al Gilman <asgilman@iamdigex.net>
Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2000 12:35:07 -0500
Message-Id: <200002261735.MAA1245437@smtp2.mail.iamworld.net>
To: User Agent Guidelines Emailing List <w3c-wai-ua@w3.org>
At 05:54 AM 2000-02-26 -0500, Gregory J. Rosmaita wrote:
>aloha, ian!
>
>you wrote, quote:
>Thanks for sending these, Hans. By the way, I verified with Philippe Le 
>Hegaret that content generated by style sheets does not appear in the DOM
tree
>unquote.
>
>not even in the CSS Extended Interfaces?
>http://www.w3c.org/TR/CR-DOM-Level2-19991210/css.html#CSS-extended
>
>isn't that how the DOM would getPropertyCSSValue for counters defined by an 
>author via a stylesheet?  (2 such interfaces spring to mind: 
>CSS2CounterIncrement and CSS2CounterReset) -- like pseudo-elements, these 
>are classified as "generated content", aren't they?
>http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2/generate.html
>
>and, if the CSS Extended Interfaces for DOM Level 2 are providing 
>information about CSS2-defined cursors, surely they could also be extended 
>to include the content defined using :before and :after...
>
>rich, is this something to put on the Protocols & Formats' requirements 
>request list for CSS3, or am i barking up the wrong tree?  i certainly hope 
>not, as i'd hate to have to rely on son-of-the-off-screen-model in order to 
>obtain the content for :before and :after pseudo-elemental text...

AG:: right tree - Al

>
>gregory
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