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Re: Need a better way to reach into the shadow DOM subtree

From: Dimitri Glazkov <dglazkov@google.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2011 13:33:44 -0700
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=4zmiC23DmJ6C3WYoWaRq+fWf7Ww@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
As of http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/85077, the restrictions on
pseudo-elements are relaxed and allow chaining pseudo-elements and
pseudo-classes at will.

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On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 12:59 PM, David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com> wrote:
> On Apr 11, 2011, at 2:50 PM, Dimitri Glazkov wrote:
>
>> video::-webkit-timeline:disabled { /* ... */ }
>>
>> How do we fix this? Tab suggests a new combinator selector like:
>
> Just keep using pseudo-elements, but lift all the silly restrictions placed on them, e.g., that they have to be the rightmost selector.  The issue isn't with pseudo-elements.  The issue is with the restrictions placed on pseudo-element usage that don't need to be there.
>
> Note that WebKit already has its own pseudo-element extensions that deliberately violate this rule, e.g., all of the scrollbar parts, which support states like hover/active/disabled using rules just like what you've described above.
>
> dave
> (hyatt@apple.com)
>
>
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