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Re: [webcomponents]: Making Shadow DOM Subtrees Traversable

From: Scott González <scott.gonzalez@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2013 19:11:52 -0400
Message-ID: <CAO8i3idp86Za30T_qTVMcm804vinnkqiM2T7cqDznChDe+yutA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Daniel Buchner <daniel@mozilla.com>
Cc: Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, Dimitri Glazkov <dglazkov@chromium.org>, Blake Kaplan <mrbkap@gmail.com>, Elliott Sprehn <esprehn@gmail.com>, William Chen <wchen@mozilla.com>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
It's been a while since I looked at this spec, what are the ways in which
you can get access? It seems like a name such as traversable could work

On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 6:47 PM, Daniel Buchner <daniel@mozilla.com> wrote:

> What about obscured, opaque, invisible, or restricted?
> On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 3:34 PM, Alan Stearns <stearns@adobe.com> wrote:
>> On 3/12/13 2:41 PM, "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU> wrote:
>> >On 3/12/13 5:19 PM, Dimitri Glazkov wrote:
>> >> However, to allow developers a degree of enforcing integrity of their
>> >> shadow trees, we are going add a new mode, an equivalent of a "KEEP
>> OUT"
>> >> sign, if you will, which will makes a shadow tree non-traversable,
>> >> effectively skipping over it in an element's shadow tree stack.
>> >
>> >To be clear, what this mode does is turn off the simple way of getting
>> >the shadow tree.  It does not promise that someone can't get at the
>> >shadow tree via various non-obvious methods, because in practice such
>> >promises are empty as long as script inside the component runs against
>> >the web page global.
>> >
>> >The question is how to name this.  "Hidden" seems to promise too much to
>> >me.  Perhaps "obfuscated"?  "Veiled"?
>> >
>> >-Boris
>> >
>> >P.S.  Tempting as it is, "RedWithGreenPolkadots" is probably not an OK
>> >name for this bikeshed.
>> Apologies in advance for adding to the bikeshedding
>> protected (mostly private, but you can get around it)
>> shielded (the shield can be lowered)
>> gated (the gate can be opened)
>> fenced (most fences have an opening)
>> Or bleenish-grue, if we're going with color names.
>> Alan
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