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

On Feb 4, 2014, at 6:49 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <>

> On Tue, Feb 4, 2014 at 6:45 PM, Sylvain Galineau <> wrote:
>> I don't really care about the exact syntax; the combinator vs. pseudo debate is a recurring one though. The main reason people prefer a name sounds largely cosmetic to me i.e. that combinators are so cryptic-looking, while Tab's usability argument is also reasonable. So I'll ask the dumb question: any reason we couldn't use mnemonics or even words for future combinators? We'd presumably still need to agree on a single character prefix to disambiguate these names from element names but what are the cons?
>> Still doesn't answer the overall encapsulation issue but here is to moar bikeshed.
> Mind taking this to another thread?  This is an interesting avenue to
> run down, and I don't want it lost in the larger conversation here.

Fair. Now at

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