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Re: [css3-regions] Limitations and missing use-cases for Region CSSOM interface

From: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2012 14:30:11 -0700
To: Mihai Balan <mibalan@adobe.com>, WWW Style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CC2F17E9.1328B%stearns@adobe.com>
On 7/10/12 10:06 AM, "Mihai Balan" <mibalan@adobe.com> wrote:

>Hi all,
>One of the major changes between the November 2011 WD and the May 2012 WD
>for CSS regions was dropping the additions to the
>Element DOM interface and extracting them to a new, more „abstract”
>Region interface (with some additional functionality) .
>While this makes sense for some of the new CSSOM features (e.g.
>getComputedStyle() for region styling), some use-cases that were possible
>as per the previous WD are not possible anymore with the latest.


The use cases you describe only fail if you consider the Region interface
to be a standalone object. The intent is for the Region interface to be a
supplemental interface [1], implemented by anything that can become a CSS
Region. I've updated the draft to make this clear.



[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/WebIDL/#idl-implements-statements

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