Re: Shadow DOM: Hat and Cat -- if that's your real name.

On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 11:49 AM, Tab Atkins Jr. <>wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 4, 2014 at 12:44 PM, Robert O'Callahan <>
> wrote:
> > An expedient approach would be to allow selectors to penetrate the shadow
> > DOM by default and in a future spec revision add the ability for
> component
> > authors to opt out of this, along with introducing other features to
> support
> > custom styling.
> Oh gosh no.  Encapsulation by default is absolutely necessary to avoid
> the pains of current jquery/etc components, the avoidance of which is
> the entire point of Shadow DOM.

Sorry, by "penetrate the shadow DOM" I meant using the combinators that
Dimitry has proposed, or using the pseudo-element versions.

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