Re: Monkeypatching document.createElement() is wrong

On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 9:13 AM, Anne van Kesteren <> wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 5:06 PM, Dimitri Glazkov <>
> wrote:
> > By the wrongness, do you mean the running shadow tree instantiation and
> > element finalization steps? If so, they are workarounds for our
> inability to
> > define an author-defined constructor.
> Yes.
> > There's a nice thread that tries to enable this and eliminate these extra
> > steps, but from what I understand, there's a monkey wrench thrown by
> > inability of current JS engines to accommodate the proposed design:
> >
> Given all the other plumbing that's required to get web components
> working and ES6 requires said design to work, I'd think that waiting a
> little longer to do the right thing is acceptable.

"Waiting a little bit longer" is a fine phrase, except it neither sets the
timeline nor priorities. If it's weeks, not months, I agree. Otherwise, I
would rather consider workable solutions. We've been waiting for XBL2 for
"a little bit" now :)


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