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Re: [css3-transitions] Concerns about DOM Event interfaces being part of CSS-family specification

From: Giovanni Campagna <scampa.giovanni@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Apr 2009 14:59:20 +0200
Message-ID: <65307430904070559r4658a357xbead666af4e150a5@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>
Cc: castonet@yahoo.co.uk, www-style@w3.org
2009/4/7 Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>:
> Hi,
>
> On 01/04/2009, at 9:31 PM, Sergey Ilinsky wrote:
>
>> I have concerns about DOM Event interfaces defined in the "CSS Transitions
>> Module Level 3" that is to become part of the CSS family standards. Knowing
>> in rough details the architecture of the web technologies I think a CSS
>> specification should not host any DOM events, since, for example, this
>> dependency cannot be satisfied in case when a User Agent doesn't support DOM
>> events (that I believe is not necessary). This also tightens the separated
>> concerns of DOM, XML and CSS in a unprecedented way.
>>
>> Or, maybe I am mislead, and the specification in question and it is
>> actually not considered as part of CSS family?
>
> You raise a good point. This is something we hesitated to add for the same
> reasons you describe - that the page should work without support for the
> events.
>
> However, the problem is that they are extremely useful, and make developing
> some forms of effects much easier.
>
> It would be nice if they could be separated from the CSS part of the
> specification.
>

They could be integrated into the CSS Object Model Module Level 3
(where CSS Matrix will be included, I hope) or CSS Events Module Level
3 could be prepared.

> Dean
>

Giovanni
Received on Tuesday, 7 April 2009 13:00:00 GMT

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