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

From: Stewart Brodie <stewart.brodie@antplc.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Oct 2009 12:16:15 +0100
To: <www-style@w3.org>
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Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com> wrote:

> On Thu, 08 Oct 2009 19:17:47 +0200, Sylvain Galineau
> <sylvaing@microsoft.com> wrote:
> >> From: Anne van Kesteren [mailto:annevk@opera.com]
> >
> >> Do you have any suggestions? Can Microsoft maybe provide us with an
> >> author/editor for CSSOM? :-)
> >
> > Are you asking me to volunteer ? To be clear, I'm not worried about
> > removing these. I know that even I can do that...But I'd like to
> > understand the impact of obsoleting this on existing SVG and CSS3 specs
> > as well as implementations, why we wanted to obsolete them etc. And I
> > think we're talking about DOM L2 Style here, not CSSOM. Right ?
> 
> Well, CSSOM is the successor of DOM Level 2 Style (it replaces it). I was
> asking for someone to edit the replacement, which admittedly is a lot of
> work.
> 
> I think the impact on CSS3 proposals is that they need to change. Same
> probably goes for SVG. Unless we revert the decision and decide we do want
> this terrible API...

I would also not be in favour is resurrecting these interfaces. IME, it's
incredibly fiddly to implement..


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Stewart Brodie
Software Engineer
ANT Software Limited
Received on Friday, 9 October 2009 11:16:49 GMT

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