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Re: CSSStyleDeclaration#length and shorthands.

From: Alexis Menard <alexis.menard@openbossa.org>
Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2012 08:15:36 -0300
Message-ID: <CACh0f5ikL-dUUAhw756tmN=7DqrU-J6tHNN9ifyt7M8wotD+3Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-style@w3.org
Hi,

I didn't get any answer so I'm starting to wonder why.

Did I forgot to prefix the subject or something else?

Thank you.

On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 3:05 PM, Alexis Menard
<alexis.menard@openbossa.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have some question related to the length of the style property of a
> given element. I couldn't find something related to it in the CSS spec
> (if there is please link it to me and I apologize for the noise).
>
> A bit of context :
>
> I'm trying to fix https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=73002 where
> WebKit behaves inconsistently for shorthand and the length of the
> style depending what you set on it.
>
> element.style.cssText = "border: 0;" and element.style.cssText =
> "border: inherit;" are not returning the same "element.style.length"
>
> Opera and Firefox are returning something consistent for the length if
> you set initial, inherit, or any value. WebKit doesn't.
>
> Now my questions are the following ones :
>
> Should we expand the longhands when initial or inherit is set on a shorthand?
>
> Should the shorthands be part of the list of properties of the style,
> so part of the count/length?
>
> When I set initial to a shorthand will it mean that the longhands will
> have initial implicitely set or would it be explicitely?
>
> Thanks for the answers.
>
> --
> Alexis Menard (darktears)
> Software Engineer
> INdT Recife Brazil



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Alexis Menard (darktears)
Software Engineer
INdT Recife Brazil
Received on Tuesday, 31 January 2012 11:16:12 GMT

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