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[Bug 18729] New: [Custom]: instantiation algorithm omits creating shadow roots for custom base elements

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Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2012 00:40:53 +0000
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           Summary: [Custom]: instantiation algorithm omits creating
                    shadow roots for custom base elements
           Product: WebAppsWG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: Component Model
        AssignedTo: dglazkov@chromium.org
        ReportedBy: sorvell@chromium.org
         QAContact: public-webapps-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: sjmiles@chromium.org
            Blocks: 14968

Scott Miles <sjmiles@chromium.org> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
                 CC|                            |sjmiles@chromium.org

A custom element can extend another custom element (section 5.2). For each
extendee, there must be an opportunity to create a shadow root.

This requirement seems omitted from the custom element instantiation algorithm
in section 4.

--- Comment #1 from Scott Miles <sjmiles@chromium.org> 2012-08-29 00:40:53 UTC ---
Recursive shadow-dom creation requires information about the extendee.

The section 4 algorithm takes only 'prototype' and 'template' inputs and it's
difficult to infer the extendee name from that input (it would require
searching the custom element registry for matching prototypes).

For our polyfill implementation we attached 'extendsName' to 'prototype' to get
around this problem.

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