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Re: Call for Consensus: Publish First Public Working Draft of FindText API, respond by 14 October

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Oct 2015 15:38:35 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDATg=kzsdjHTZ3gN25NMu5+0ob4U12UC2dpfUSn4_Vdow@mail.gmail.com>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Cc: Elliott Sprehn <esprehn@chromium.org>, Frederick Hirsch <w3c@fjhirsch.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, W3C Public Annotation List <public-annotation@w3.org>
On Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 3:34 PM, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:
> Hi, Eliott–
> Good question.
> I don't have a great answer yet, but this is something that will need to be
> worked out with Shadow DOM, not just for this spec, but for Selection API
> and others, as well as to CSS, which has some Range-like styling.

CSS doesn't care about this, because it doesn't expose its selections
to the wider DOM; it can freely style whatever it wants, including
ranges that span into shadows.

This is indeed equivalent to the problem that the generic Selection
API has with Shadow DOM, tho.

Received on Tuesday, 6 October 2015 22:39:27 UTC

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