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Re: [css3-transforms] Extending CSSOM interface

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2012 10:08:25 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAQMYY6tU8uW5gXwHj0kmebDR4_H2qi5ggx3R=+3zkB+g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>
Cc: Aryeh Gregor <ayg@aryeh.name>, "L. David Baron" <dbaron@dbaron.org>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 9:57 AM, Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com> wrote:
> I still believe that the interfaces for CSS Transforms are really useful. And I would be happy to work on that and see it for CSS Transforms. But it feels like these changes are not widely accept because of following reasons:
> * People are afraid that it could block CSS3 Transforms to reach CR soon.
> * Some discrepancies how to deal with DOM2 (getPropertyCSSValue() and CSS*Value) and how to improve CSSOM API.
> Maybe we can find a compromise:
> Remove CSSTransformValue and CSSMatrix from the current spec like proposed by Simon Fraser, Boris Zbarsky and Aryeh (who was unsure about CSSMatrix).
> Work on an interface (CSSTransformList, CSSTransform(Value), CSSMatrix or what ever) for CSS4 Transforms. This interface would give authors direct access to modify transformation functions.

That's less a compromise and more "exactly what those of us who want
to advance the spec quickly want".  ^_^  So yes, I approve.

Received on Friday, 17 February 2012 18:09:11 UTC

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