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Re: [csswg-drafts] Time to assume implementations of CSS are using the DOM? (#4888)

From: Sam Sneddon via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 11:01:19 +0000
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@frivoal Fine for XML, not an issue; for other uses like Gtk3+ it really feels like someone needs to define how their model maps to the model in the spec, and I don't think it really makes any real difference whether that's the current vaguely defined thing or the DOM? I don't think describing it in terms of the DOM should be black-box observable for implementations that don't expose the document tree?

@faceless2 That sounds fine, really; as long as there's something isomorphic to the DOM it shouldn't be a problem.

Mostly I'm concerned about making sure things with shadow elements is well-defined in CSS, and we haven't added any notion of shadow elements to our document model as far as I'm aware, we just rely on hand-waving there.

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