W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-style@w3.org > February 2010

Re: [cssom] serializing <color>

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2010 11:37:50 -0500
Message-ID: <4B7AC9DE.9050102@mit.edu>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: CSS WG <www-style@w3.org>
On 2/16/10 3:28 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> 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?

Doing what, though?  Are they reading specified colors?  Computed 
colors?  Used colors?  Doing what with them?

The only uses of the CSSOM for colors that I've seen around are in fact 
debuggers and editors...

Received on Tuesday, 16 February 2010 16:38:26 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Monday, 23 January 2023 02:13:43 UTC