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Re: Returning null from ViewCSS.getComputedStyle()

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2007 06:04:20 +0000
To: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <20070423060420.GB21523@arc.mcc.id.au>

Bjoern Hoehrmann:
> Well if the specification is not very clear about that, it will take a
> new edition of the Recommendation to give an authoriative answer, but
> while returning `null` for Element objects not in the document is quite
> sensible, I don't think that is the case for elements in the document.
> In the CSS model, there is a computed value for each property on all
> elements in the document, and you should be able to query it using this
> method.

I suspected as much; just wanted to make sure.  Perhaps the
specification should mention the ‘null for elements outside the
document’ bit, but I hear Anne is going to work on a spec to replace DOM
2 Style anyway.

Cameron McCormack, http://mcc.id.au/
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