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Re: XBL2: First Thoughts and Use Cases

From: Dimitri Glazkov <dglazkov@google.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2010 11:16:50 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTin-ttSKtsOOeGQwybeqeZ7WA3ye8nA=ksdV3a+X@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, robert@ocallahan.org, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 11:14 AM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> On 12/14/10 11:03 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>>
>> Script should be able to walk and mutate
>> the shadow DOM for an element
>
> I'm not sure I agree, in fact.  Why should script be able to do this? Sorta
> supporting this has been a constant source of problems in Mozilla' XBL1
> implementation, and significantly increases the complexity of correct
> implementations (which Mozilla's XBL1 is not).  Why is this needed?

This is interesting. Can you give an example? I am wondering if you
and Tab are talking about the same thing. What sorts of problems?

>
> -Boris
>
Received on Tuesday, 14 December 2010 19:17:20 GMT

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