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Re: [csswg-drafts] [css-cascade] Custom Cascade Layers (formerly "custom origins") (#4470)

From: Chris Harrelson via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 17:55:47 +0000
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AIUI the current gist proposes that defined layers have higher specificity than un-layered style rules. This would mean that if a third-party library wanted to use a layer that was *earlier* in the cascade than an existing site (e.g. to provide a base layer for its components that are meant to be overridable by the site), then it's not possible to do this without changes to the site's style sheet to add a layer for it.

This will make it harder to deploy updated third-party libraries without waiting for sites to adopt custom layers first.


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