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Re: [webcomponents]: Making Shadow DOM Subtrees Traversable

From: Dimitri Glazkov <dglazkov@chromium.org>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2013 09:51:45 -0800
Message-ID: <CADh5Ky1KY3Y4ZpXu-9V-nrys6BovaFuZVcDywY0tLnJtFoCOCQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, Dominic Cooney <dominicc@chromium.org>, Elliott Sprehn <esprehn@gmail.com>
On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 9:46 AM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> On 2/25/13 12:33 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>>
>> If a script is explicitly looking inside the shadows of unknown
>> controls and checking their contents (and then failing when the
>> unknown control has different contents than whatever it expected),
>> something is *messed up* with that script.
>
>
> I can 100% guarantee to you that such scripts will get written, will be
> popular, and will prevent control authors from changing their
> implementations while preserving the API...

FWIW, I was most ambivalent about this change. I welcome more
discussion. I know Elliott and Dominic had the strongest opinions on
this.

:DG<
Received on Monday, 25 February 2013 17:52:13 GMT

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