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Re: Encapsulation and defaulting to open vs closed (was Re: Shadow DOM Encapsulation)

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 06 Feb 2014 16:27:01 -0800
Cc: Sylvain Galineau <galineau@adobe.com>, "dglazkov@google.com" <dglazkov@google.com>, "<www-style@w3.org>" <www-style@w3.org>
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To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>

On Feb 6, 2014, at 4:17 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 3:58 PM, Sylvain Galineau <galineau@adobe.com> wrote:
>> So I think the debate is not so much whether Type 2 can be added later as much as its being considered a future and therefore ‘nice-to-have’ feature instead of a ‘must-have’ default. Tab suggests you started from the latter point of view before reality pushed you to the former. Looking forward to hearing more on the how and why...
> 
> Reread the thread at
> <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2012OctDec/thread.html#msg312>

The only use case that was provided in that thread is Google Feedback being able to render components to a canvas. Pardon me if that does not seem like a sufficient reason to abandon having even the option for stronger encapsulation, or even just flipping the default.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Friday, 7 February 2014 00:27:30 UTC

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