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Re: [cssom] Proposal for obtaining robust style information via Javascript - getStyle()

From: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2013 23:38:44 -0700
Message-ID: <CACQ=j+c7TDLbo9XeSCijJ8J2qo+D=Fb-9f5pj+BEByzUCWbvQw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Fran├žois REMY <francois.remy.dev@outlook.com>, Mike Sherov <mike.sherov@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Thu, Jan 31, 2013 at 3:08 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 28, 2013 at 2:02 AM, Fran├žois REMY
> <francois.remy.dev@outlook.com> wrote:
> >> From: mike.sherov@gmail.com
> >> I like that approach too. Either works. Why didn't it move forward,
> >> and what would prevent it moving forward now?
> >
> > As far as I know, nothing technical. It just didn't make the cut in the
> UA's priorities. Who knows, now that Tab Atkins is full steam on CSS
> Polyfilling, I guess there's some possibility to change that ;-)
> Also, the relevant spec where it would have appeared (CSSOM) lost its
> editors for quite a while.

we're not lost, just incredibly busy... as for whether it could appear in
CSSOM at the first go, i rather have my doubts unless there is significant
and widespread interoperable implementation; on the other hand, i realize
there is a chicken and egg problem here... i'd suggest you (mike) obtain a
commitment to implement in a number of UAs, get agreement on the details
from that group, then make a formal proposal here
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