Re: [webcomponents]: Making Shadow DOM Subtrees Traversable

On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 9:46 AM, Boris Zbarsky <> wrote:
> On 2/25/13 12:33 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> If a script is explicitly looking inside the shadows of unknown
>> controls and checking their contents (and then failing when the
>> unknown control has different contents than whatever it expected),
>> something is *messed up* with that script.
> I can 100% guarantee to you that such scripts will get written, will be
> popular, and will prevent control authors from changing their
> implementations while preserving the API...

FWIW, I was most ambivalent about this change. I welcome more
discussion. I know Elliott and Dominic had the strongest opinions on


Received on Monday, 25 February 2013 17:52:13 UTC