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Re: <style scoped> and the cascade

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2012 00:33:20 -0500
Message-ID: <4F5844A0.8050500@mit.edu>
To: www-style@w3.org
On 3/7/12 11:45 PM, Roland Steiner wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 08:50, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com
> <mailto:jackalmage@gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Everything you need should already be there - just add the concept of
>     'scope' to the author origin, such that for any two scoped styles A
>     and B, if B's scoping element is a descendant of A's scoping element,
>     B's styles have a higher weight than A's styles. (If A and B don't
>     have an ancestor/descendant relationship, the relative weighting is
>     undefined, but they can't ever apply to the same elements anyway.
>     Note: we should make sure this invariant remains true.)
> FWIW, one case where this invariant may be violated is with XBL's
> 'apply-binding-sheets'.

I think for the apply-binding-sheets case we should treat the relevant 
scoped stylesheets as having the bound element or the anonymous tree 
root as a parent (which would sort of match what they are scoped to).

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