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Re: Component Model Update

From: John J Barton <johnjbarton@johnjbarton.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2011 20:23:57 -0700
Message-ID: <CAFAtnWyazPNikBv3rZBojrz9rxAu48qE2ZaSpoGex6n4nnEy7A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dimitri Glazkov <dglazkov@chromium.org>
Cc: Dominic Cooney <dominicc@google.com>, Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 7:50 PM, Dimitri Glazkov <dglazkov@chromium.org>wrote:

> > Independent of our different point of view on control, shadow DOM needs
> > debug APIs. So much the better if these are available to extensions.
> Let me see if I can capture this into a feature: user scripts may have
> access to shadow DOM subtrees. In terms of WebKit, when run in user
> script worlds, the Element has an extra accessor to spelunk down the
> shadow DOM.
> Is this what you're suggesting?

Yes. Encapsulation is good UI, not security. I want to ignore the subtree
"normally" but jump into the astral plane for special enlightenment.

XUL has such a mechanism, but I'd wish for less mystery. I spent many hours
trying to keep element inspection working on XUL. The API should aim to work
well with code designed for normal elements.


> :DG<
> >
> > jjb
> >
Received on Thursday, 25 August 2011 03:24:48 UTC

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