Re: [webcomponents]: Custom elements no longer automagically create shadow trees



On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 4:04 PM, Dimitri Glazkov <>wrote:

> Folks,
> As of, the
> custom elements spec no longer has the extra plumbing for
> automatically creating all shadow trees along its inheritance chain.
> This responsibility now falls to the developer of the custom element
> to do this correctly (for example, by calling the callback of the
> super-class).
> It's a trade-off between convenience and flexibility. When I spoke
> with developers of the frameworks that are experimenting with shadow
> DOM and custom elements, I found that there were already two different
> ways (both slightly incompatible with what was currently spec'd) of
> initializing the shadow trees. This told me that the spec had too much
> opinion and it needed to get out of the way.
> :DG<

Received on Thursday, 21 February 2013 00:14:50 UTC