W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-dom@w3.org > July to September 2008

Re: getComputedStyle results

From: Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2008 10:45:55 -0700
Message-ID: <c9e12660807161045g424ee1aeu63650060b81f923b@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Joćo Eiras" <joao.eiras@gmail.com>
Cc: "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, kagupta@rim.com, "DOM mailing list" <www-dom@w3.org>

On Sun, Mar 30, 2008 at 11:34 PM, Joćo Eiras <joao.eiras@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Na , Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU> escreveu:
>
>>
>>> The getComputedStyle return value is already well defined to be the
>>> "computed" values as described in
>>> http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS21/cascade.html#computed-value.
>>
>> That definition postdates the definition of getComputedStyle.  The
>> "computed style" getComputedStyle references is the CSS2 one.  Since UAs
>> currently on the market do not implement the CSS2 computed style (which is
>> neither equivalent to the CSS2.1 computed style nor quite to the CSS2.1 used
>> style, iirc), it's actually not that clear what getComputedStyle should be
>> doing.
>>

This is also a problem with clip() values.
https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=17433

Garrett

>
>>
>> -Boris
>>
>
>
>
>
Received on Wednesday, 16 July 2008 17:46:31 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Friday, 22 June 2012 06:13:59 GMT