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Re: Shadow DOM: events that are stopped

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 07 Feb 2013 15:27:48 +0100
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Cc: WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <qvd7h8h7pd1hn2jo11pl2gsc0pb73stcio@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>Instead of having a fixed list of events that are stopped, maybe
>instead we can pass a flag to the dispatch algorithm with respect to
>whether or not the event being dispatched should exit the shadow
>boundary it started in, if any. That way you can have your own private
>event handling in the shadow tree and for components implemented by
>the user agent they can implement certain user actions as private to
>the shadow tree as well, but if I want I could still dispatch a
>synthetic "scroll" event that goes through the boundary.

Such behavioral oddities would have to be exposed on the event objects
anyway because authors would otherwise have a hard time debugging this,
much like event objects expose whether they bubble. I assume the current
list is only a band-aid for discussion.
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