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Re: [webcomponents] style hooks for custom elements

From: Eric Bidelman <ericbidelman@google.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2013 10:10:48 -0700
Message-ID: <CAGW2wGGU1bUxMmbrrjMghaAJ==nLWDWuGg5MzL5GLwksrZB8aA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mike Kamermans <nihongo@gmail.com>
Cc: public-webapps@w3.org
If you're looking for specs, they're a bit scattered. If you look in the
top right corner
of some of the slides in that deck, you'll see a gears icon pointing to the
relevant spec. e.g.:

I used the term "styling hooks" to describe the various ways you can use
the different pieces:
custom pseudo elements, css variables, @host,...to style a component. I
ended up wrinting
an article about styling Shadow DOM over at html5rocks. Might be useful to

That stuff still applies here, as Shadow DOM is the basis for Custom

On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 9:52 AM, Mike Kamermans <nihongo@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey all,
> are style hooks still part of any spec relating to web components?
> Someone pointed out an older demo mentioning them
> (http://html5-demos.appspot.com/static/webcomponents/index.html) and I
> can't seem to find mention of them any more. (I like the idea,
> although the syntax from the demo is truly dire if you value
> not-designed-for-programmers-by-programmers syntax... =x)
> - Mike
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