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

On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 3:54 PM, fantasai <> wrote:
> On 04/26/2013 02:52 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 6:59 PM, Hayato Ito <> wrote:
>>> I am wondering that we can resolve this ':scope' issue for
>>> '::distributed' pseudo element by updating a relative selector spec
>>> somehow, though I am not sure how we should update the spec yet.
>>>  From the view point of the syntax,
>>>    A) ::distributed(> .hello)
>>>    B) ::distributed(.hello:root)
>> Yes, I prefer A as well.  It just means we'll have to further split
>> hairs on the semantics of relative selectors. :/
>> I think this needs to be done by a separate "absolutizing" algorithm
>> (separate from the current one) that converts "foo" into "foo" (no
>> change), "> foo" into "foo"-but-only-matches-elements-without-parents,
>> and convert "+ foo" and "~ foo" into "" (matches nothing).  (Other
>> combinators like || and /for/ also turn into matching nothing.)
>> fantasai, what do you think?
> If that's what I told you I think we should do earlier (which it seems
> to be, but the quoted part of the discussion confuses me), then I agree
> with it. :)

Yes it is, just in more detail.  Time to edit the spec!


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