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Re: [cssom] serializing <color>

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2010 09:28:13 +0100
To: "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: "CSS WG" <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.u77ohbe564w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Mon, 15 Feb 2010 21:10:22 +0100, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> If so, then I have a related question.  What _is_ the point of this part  
> of the CSSOM?  Editors can't use it, per above.  Debuggers can't use it  
> (certainly not if it's going to be that lossy).  What _can_ use it?  I'm  
> not sure I see any use cases, offhand, and I'd like to understand our  
> goals before trying to decide what the behavior should be.  Maybe this  
> functionality is just not needed at all.

Script authors? This affects a lot of APIs exposed to Web developers. I  
think we should make it even easier for them down the road by providing  
value access in the form of objects rather than strings, but I'm trying to  
sort out how we should do strings first.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 16 February 2010 08:28:46 UTC

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