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Re: [css-device-adapt][cssom] Missing VIEWPORT_RULE definition

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 12 Oct 2011 04:18:41 +0200
To: "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <0ot997du0pt2bbnqgp3kduodv8ano2d323@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* L. David Baron wrote:
>Last time I tried to use the named constants in JavaScript code I
>found it wasn't interoperable, and had to use the numbers.  (I think
>I was using the node type constants in that case.)  Then again,
>alert(CSSRule.STYLE_RULE) works in Gecko, WebKit, and Opera.  (Maybe
>the problem I had was with IE?)

With people who have been writing scripts for a long time this is often
a matter of "I've tried this once, it didn't work well, so I work around
it ever since", which these days often translates to "I use a library."
Internet Explorer has indeed historically not supported these, but I'd
not be surprised if Netscape Navigator 4 did not, either, for instance.
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