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Re: ::distributed and relative selectors (Was Re: [shadowdom]: Using :root to specify the insertion point in ::distributed)

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2013 10:55:33 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDAc8ehs1XB-ga6+wYp2g3A1M_ReXCze3HiThVCiC-YOQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 12:12 AM, fantasai
<fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net> wrote:
> I don't see how using :root solves the problem any more than disallowing
> :scope. If there's no reason for :scope to be part of this syntax, let's
> just say it matches nothing.

We can't just say that, though, because when you absolutize "> div",
you end up with ":scope > div".  That :scope has to match *something*.
 It's just that the "something" can't be a real element.

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