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Re: [css3-images] [css3-gcpm] element() and element()

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2012 14:53:44 -0800
Message-ID: <4F57E6F8.4080605@inkedblade.net>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 02/29/2012 03:57 PM, Simon Fraser wrote:
> On Feb 29, 2012, at 3:45 PM, fantasai wrote:
>
>> [Once more, with correct tags...]
>>
>> GCPM defines an element() function, which returns an element
>>   http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-gcpm/#running-elements
>>
>> and Images defines an element() function, which returns an image
>>   http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-gcpm/#running-elements
>>
>> They are not the same, and they are both acceptable as input to 'content'.
>>
>> I don't have a solution, but there is a conflict here.
>
> element() in the CSS Image case doesn't immediately strike me
> as meaning a snapshot of the targeted element. Maybe we should
> use something more descriptive, like:
>
> snapshot() (even though it updates)
> replica()
> element-image()
> imageof()

Another option is just paint(), since we are expecting it to be
used with paint servers etc.

~fantasai
Received on Wednesday, 7 March 2012 22:54:17 GMT

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