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Re: [cssom] serializing <color>

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2010 12:06:39 -0500
Message-ID: <4B7AD09F.7050906@mit.edu>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: CSS WG <www-style@w3.org>
On 2/16/10 11:59 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Feb 2010 17:51:55 +0100, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
>> So it sounds like you really want access to the "used color", right? I
>> have no problem with whatever canonicalization we want for used
>> colors, or even computed ones. I'm just not convinced that _specified_
>> colors should be canonicalized. That would lead to all sorts of
>> weirdness like .style.color not matching the string that appears in
>> getAttribute("style"), for example.
>
> Firefox is broken in that respect already and no other browser keeps
> those consistent either.

In a completely static document, yes.  If you set .style.color from 
script, then every UA I'm aware of has the style attribute value 
matching the .style.color getter-provided value thereafter.

-Boris
Received on Tuesday, 16 February 2010 17:07:15 GMT

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