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

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Wed, 5 Feb 2014 11:56:13 +1300
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLZV2hGMR-E6Wqt88+Oi2t9zfO=3sUyx79R0EqQeZhfW+g@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Sylvain Galineau <galineau@adobe.com>, "Edward O'Connor" <eoconnor@apple.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 11:49 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 4, 2014 at 12:44 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
> wrote:
> > An expedient approach would be to allow selectors to penetrate the shadow
> > DOM by default and in a future spec revision add the ability for
> component
> > authors to opt out of this, along with introducing other features to
> support
> > custom styling.
>
> Oh gosh no.  Encapsulation by default is absolutely necessary to avoid
> the pains of current jquery/etc components, the avoidance of which is
> the entire point of Shadow DOM.
>

Sorry, by "penetrate the shadow DOM" I meant using the combinators that
Dimitry has proposed, or using the pseudo-element versions.

Rob
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