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Re: Shadow DOM: Hat and Cat -- if that's your real name.

From: Dimitri Glazkov <dglazkov@google.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Feb 2014 20:41:07 -0800
Message-ID: <CADh5Ky28nL34OHYbfF8-Ma5QZJqNPo-psBYZCLyCZ+DoL6KmWA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, William Chen <wchen@mozilla.com>, fantasai <fantasai@inkedblade.net>, Hayato Ito <hayato@chromium.org>, Blake Kaplan <mrbkap@gmail.com>
On Mon, Feb 3, 2014 at 5:23 PM, Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com> wrote:

>
> On Feb 3, 2014, at 4:17 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Mon, Feb 3, 2014 at 3:32 PM, Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com> wrote:
> >> So it sounds like the working group is not happy with the cat and hat
> selectors as-is.
> >
> > Dimitri's email wasn't a question of whether or not the WG is happy
> > (the minutes are clear), but a request to get the bikeshedding done
> > *right now* and decide on some better names so we can make the thing
> > before we ship.  Otherwise we'll be shipping with ^ and ^^ instead.
>
> For sure you don’t want to risk compatibility issues with other browser
> vendors. Therefore, I trust that Blink will follow the own guidelines,
> consider carefully and fully transparent if and why you would ship a
> feature. A feature that a WG (and some browser vendors with it) explicitly
> denied in its current definition. Quite likely this consideration will come
> to the conclusion to not ship with the feature in question enabled. This
> doesn’t block Shadow DOM but would just delay an (admittedly very
> interesting) part of the main feature.
>

As I understand the problem, the group is just looking for better names.
Surely we can find the right terms.

:DG<
Received on Tuesday, 4 February 2014 04:41:35 UTC

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