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Re: [cssom][dom-level-2-style] Obsolete DOM-L2-Style interfaces

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2009 09:15:55 +0100
To: "Sylvain Galineau" <sylvaing@microsoft.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.u367wthc64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook.local>
On Wed, 18 Nov 2009 23:40:06 +0100, Sylvain Galineau  
<sylvaing@microsoft.com> wrote:
> Following previous mail on the topic [1] and subsequent (short)  
> discussions at TPAC, I want to reach final agreement on the interfaces  
> to be obsoleted before moving the actual process of having them  
> referenced as such from DOM L2 Style [2] itself.
>
> There is consensus on obsoleting getPropertyCSSValue(), CSSValue, as  
> well interfaces derived from CSSValue i.e. :
>
> CSSValue
> CSSPrimitiveValue
> CSSValueList
>
> The original WG mail [3] also enumerated:
>
> CSSUnknownRule
> RGBColor
> Rect
> Counter
>
> For CSSUnknownRule, the mail points out that: "unknown rules should be  
> dropped by the parser and thus never reach the DOM". I still think it  
> would be useful for a number of tools (Firebug?) to be able to enumerate  
> rules that were dropped but OK. I'll buy that.
>
> What about RGBColor, Rect and Counter?

They should be removed too. (The first two heavily depend on  
CSSPrimitiveValue so could not be used anyway.)


> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2009Oct/0011.html
> [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/DOM-Level-2-Style/
> [3] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-style/2003Oct/0347.html


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