Re: Need a better way to reach into the shadow DOM subtree

As of, the restrictions on
pseudo-elements are relaxed and allow chaining pseudo-elements and
pseudo-classes at will.


On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 12:59 PM, David Hyatt <> wrote:
> On Apr 11, 2011, at 2:50 PM, Dimitri Glazkov wrote:
>> video::-webkit-timeline:disabled { /* ... */ }
>> How do we fix this? Tab suggests a new combinator selector like:
> Just keep using pseudo-elements, but lift all the silly restrictions placed on them, e.g., that they have to be the rightmost selector.  The issue isn't with pseudo-elements.  The issue is with the restrictions placed on pseudo-element usage that don't need to be there.
> Note that WebKit already has its own pseudo-element extensions that deliberately violate this rule, e.g., all of the scrollbar parts, which support states like hover/active/disabled using rules just like what you've described above.
> dave
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