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RE: [cssom][dom-level-2-style] Status of CSSValue and other DOM-L2-Style interfaces obsoleted on www-style

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Oct 2009 14:18:14 +0000
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
CC: "bert@w3.org" <bert@w3.org>, Sam Fortiner <samfort@microsoft.com>, "Travis Leithead" <travil@microsoft.com>
Message-ID: <045A765940533D4CA4933A4A7E32597E023597A0@TK5EX14MBXC120.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
> I still think they should be treated as obsolete. Unfortunately I have
> not
> found the time to edit CSSOM (separate from CSSOM View) but I did
> remove
> them there following this resolution. Having said that, they are
> implemented in WebKit and Firefox to some extent. They are not at all
> convenient APIs though. What I'd really like to see is something like
> 
>    ele.style.width.px += 2
> 
> or some such. (We might need to use a different object than style since
> making something both an object and DOMString for backwards
> compatibility
> is asking for trouble I suppose.)

As a number of specifications - SVG, CSS3 drafts - depend on them, we need to clarify this.
Received on Thursday, 8 October 2009 14:18:53 GMT

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