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Re: DOM Tree

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2011 19:42:15 +0000 (UTC)
To: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
cc: "www-dom@w3.org" <www-dom@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1107271941050.3775@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 26 Jul 2011, Charles Pritchard wrote:
> On the topic of semantics, Shadow DOM is getting a little crowded; the 
> canvas shadow dom is a part of the dom unique in that its children are 
> essentially display: none, but can still receive focus.

That's not a "shadow DOM". It's just the regular DOM.

> The "Shadow DOM" title can also apply to native form widgets, and has 
> been exposed for WebKit authors to toy with; with great similarity to 
> XBL2 intentions.

This is the only meaning of "shadow DOM".

> And as I head into possible SVG a11y semantics, foreignObject may act as 
> another shadow.

This is also not a "shadow DOM". It's just the regular DOM.

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