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Re: [cssom] What does Element.pseudo() return when there's no corresponding pseudo-element?

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 1 Jun 2013 23:28:31 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDXxbBBYqJwp=wNiynsVid9nY8duSGDdjbATOrP5kWDVw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Sat, Jun 1, 2013 at 12:06 AM, L. David Baron <dbaron@dbaron.org> wrote:
> http://dev.w3.org/csswg/cssom/#extensions-to-the-element-interface
> describes an Element.pseudo() method.  It's not clear to me what
> this returns when the pseudo-element isn't generated (in other
> words, when the 'content' property [1] computes to 'none')
>
> Should it return null, or should it return an PseudoElement object
> whose style, when queried, shows a computed value of 'content:none'?
>
> -David
>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2011/REC-CSS2-20110607/generate.html#propdef-content

The latter would be useful, especially if we expose mutable style on it.

~TJ
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