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Re: Tying CSSOM and CSS

From: Chris Mills <cmills@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2012 09:51:03 +0000
Cc: Alex Komoroske <komoroske@google.com>, public-webplatform@w3.org
Message-Id: <8233FE79-1327-4304-8B24-B9638704C7EB@opera.com>
To: PhistucK <phistuck@gmail.com>
On 5 Dec 2012, at 09:01, PhistucK <phistuck@gmail.com> wrote:

> Every CSS property has its CSSOM counterpart.
> For example, float has cssFloat, font-weight has fontWeight.
> As far as I know, both of them share the same values.
> Therefor, we should make one draw from the other (CSSOM would draw from CSS). If values are added or removed from the CSS property, the CSSOM property should also be updated automatically.

This sounds like a great idea that would save a lot of time in the long run, if it were possible. What's another template between friends? ;-)

> I guess we could do that by adding a field to the CSS property form, that holds its CSSOM counterpart name.
> Can we populate it automatically according to the naming convention? can we take the CSS property name (API_name, I guess) and automatically convert it camelCase by default? Of course, the field should still be editable in case some properties do not use this exact convention (cssFloat, MozColumns)?
> Maybe the summary/overview or other sections should also be drawn. Examples should not be drawn.
> Another idea -
> Completely remove the CSSOM property pages and make them redirect to the CSS property page.
> (I am not in favor of this idea.)
> ☆PhistucK
Received on Wednesday, 5 December 2012 09:52:16 UTC

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