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[Bug 20567] Change [[Prototype]] for concept-node-adopt?

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Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2013 17:56:28 +0000
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https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=20567

--- Comment #35 from Geoffrey Garen <ggaren@apple.com> ---
> For adopting nodes we would need to change the node's inclusive descendants'
> __proto__ as well as the __proto__ of their associated objects, such as
> DOMTokenList and CSSStyleDeclaration.
> 
> The advantage here seems to be that we maintain consistency within the tree
> and reduce memory leaks.

What about event handlers? Event handlers will still reference their
originating contexts through their scope chains, leaking the world.

I don't think we can change the scope chain of an event handler, since it's
just a JavaScript function, and changing its scope chain will likely break its
functionality.

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