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Re: [progress-events] Loading, Interactive and Error states for downloaded resources -- fallback content

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2012 16:41:28 +0100
To: "DOM WG" <www-dom@w3.org>, Fran├žois REMY <fremycompany_pub@yahoo.fr>
Message-ID: <op.v9zhvei564w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Sun, 19 Feb 2012 18:27:35 +0100, Fran├žois REMY  
<fremycompany_pub@yahoo.fr> wrote:
> I indeed started a CSS draft that doesn't reference the features  
> described here. I just feel (and I wasn't alone) that DOM and CSS should  
> keep parity here if we want to implement that feature. It's not possible  
> to define such pseudo-classes if you don't define progress events in the  
> DOM, whatever they are, because we need an event to trigger pseudo-class  
> "rematching".

Since when is that the case? It might not be a bad idea, but CSS is  
typically defined independently of pretty much anything else.

> In fact, what we need is some way to "know" how far the download process  
> is gone for any element which can trigger a download. I may want, in the  
> future, to simplify that proposal to only include really needed  
> components, but I feel that many of what I propose is requierd.

As I mentioned, you should integrate with http://www.whatwg.org/html#fetch  
most likely.

> Anyway, if you want to see my "contributor draft", it's located here :  
> http://fremycompany.com/TR/2012/ED-css-content-state/

It's probably best to let specifications such as HTML define when the  
pseudo-classes apply instead of the other way around.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 20 February 2012 15:42:04 UTC

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