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Re: [cssom-view] Why is body's offsetParent null ?

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2008 10:01:58 +1200
Message-ID: <11e306600804231501y46929b07l55ae23003fa084ec@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Daniel Glazman" <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 11:34 PM, Daniel Glazman <
daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com> wrote:

> I am only saying that I'm not sure it's useful to standardize
> offset* properties at all. Apparently, there are very strong
> differences between implementations that make designing a
> standard from that ground difficult.
>
> On another note, the new getBoundingClientRect() and getClientRects()
> seem more promising.
> So I wonder if the CSS OM View spec should not specify those and
> "deprecated" the non-standard offset*.
>

Specifying offset* is a useful thing to do. We'd certainly appreciate it.

However, getBoundingClientRect()/getClientRect() are more important so if
offset* is holding things up, maybe we should move it somewhere else, maybe
mark it informational, and let CSSOM move on.

Rob
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