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RE: What is getComputedStyle supposed to be for?

From: Chris Wilson <cwilso@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2001 06:37:16 -0800
Message-ID: <72129E9450B396458A1149FA7AFAD8CA03368B46@red-msg-05.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
To: "Daniel Glazman" <glazman@netscape.com>
Cc: "Mark Morin" <markpmorin@telusplanet.net>, <www-style@w3.org>
That's why I said "not _necessarily_ interesting".  I didn't say they were totally uninteresting for any reason.  In editing scenarios, there are many questions that might be interesting to answer - for example, what stylesheet and what rules are affecting a particular element, or causing a particular property value to be applied.  If you answer all these questions, though, you end up with a fantastically complex stylesheet OM, not a v1 OM.

	-----Original Message----- 
	From: Daniel Glazman [mailto:glazman@netscape.com] 
	Sent: Mon 11/12/2001 2:28 AM 
	To: Chris Wilson 
	Cc: Mark Morin; www-style@w3.org 
	Subject: Re: What is getComputedStyle supposed to be for?

	Chris Wilson wrote: 

	>"Specified" values are not necessarily interesting - they show you the 
	>result of the CSS cascade, but that's probably not particularly useful 
	>in real-world scenarios. 
	Sorry Chris but I disagree with that. Specified values are extremely 
	interesting in editing tools 
	and I really miss DOM Style support for specified values. 

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