W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > February 2012

[cssom] s/long/float/ for offsetLeft et al

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012 16:22:15 +0100
To: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.wacfndlqidj3kv@simons-macbook-pro.local>
Apologize if this has already been discussed, I'm not subscribed to  
www-style.

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ie/archive/2012/02/17/sub-pixel-rendering-and-the-css-object-model.aspx

IE now apparently has a way to opt-in to making offsetLeft et al returning  
float values instead of long. Have MS done research that shows that  
returning floats by default Breaks The Web? If not, and it turns out that  
it isn't, should the spec be changed to return float?

-- 
Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Monday, 27 February 2012 15:22:50 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 26 March 2013 17:20:51 GMT