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Re: [whatwg] "resize" events on elements

From: Michael A. Peters <mpeters@domblogger.net>
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2015 20:17:28 -0800
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On 02/23/2015 05:40 PM, Dean Jackson wrote:
> At the recent Houdini meeting there was a vague agreement between the browser engines on adding a way for elements to be notified when their size changes. We've run into a number of scenarios where this is extremely useful, and is otherwise difficult or annoying (e.g. checking your size on a timer).
>
> The idea was to allow the resize event on elements. I don't really care what the solution is, so maybe someone here can come up with a better idea (size observers?). And of course there are a lot of details to be worked out.
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> If we settle on a solution fairly soon I will implement it in WebKit nightly builds so people can play.
>
> Dean
>

Yes, I desperately need this!

Right now I have to try to trigger off of a bunch of things that can 
change the size of the parent (e.g. a details node opening or closing) - 
it would be much easier to just have a resize event on the parent node 
itself.
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