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Re: [shadow-styling] alternative idea.

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2014 11:13:32 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDC6fhYupqTh8JLhY6mropOW6GDJWeJMnvRhSPkcv4Tkyg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Cc: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Mon, Feb 10, 2014 at 11:08 AM, Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Feb 10, 2014, at 10:52 AM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> This was actually the very first thing we tried with Shadow DOM
>>>> styling, at least two years ago.  At-rules seemed like the the most
>>>> natural context-switcher.
>>
>> As further justification for rejecting this, the WG as a whole has
>> moved away from using at-rules as a selector context-switcher.
>> @region was an early attempt at this as well, and we decided not to do
>> it.
>
> Where do you get that? Because Alan changed @region to be more like shadow-DOM (a moving target), and then a couple others suggested that this was further justification for maybe using pseudos instead of embedding rules in @page? You can't accurately say "WG as a whole" when I am in the WG and disagree with such a change in direction. That's not a whole.

Consensus isn't unanimity. ^_^

> And we still use @media as a selector context-switcher, and that is still going strong and being expanded and has been pretty successful.

@media isn't a selector, or anything like it.

~TJ
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