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Re: [css-cascade-3] Potentially missing definitions and use case for reincluding "default value"

From: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@exyr.org>
Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2013 19:18:24 +0100
Message-ID: <520926F0.5000701@exyr.org>
To: www-style@w3.org
Le 12/08/2013 18:58, Mike Sherov a écrit :
> I was surprised that "default value" wasn't already documented somewhere
> (I thought it was), and I think it should be a documented value type,
> and I love .defaultStyle, .initialStyle, .*style because I think it
> provides appropriately low-level access. That's just me though :-).
>
> If I had my way, I'd keep both: box:none AND .defaultStyle.

The thing is, "default style" as you describe it is not a thing that 
exists in implementations. It would requires re-running the full cascade 
(but with only UA stylesheets), which can be quite expensive. It’s 
really different from "initial value" which is already there.

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Simon Sapin
Received on Monday, 12 August 2013 18:18:46 UTC

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