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Re: Shadow tree style isolation primitive

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 05 Feb 2015 16:03:54 -0800
Cc: Olli Pettay <olli@pettay.fi>, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa@apple.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
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To: Dimitri Glazkov <dglazkov@google.com>

> ... Hanging "but"?! Oh lordy. Oooh, let me turn this into a contemplative sidebar opportunity.
> Shadow DOM and Web Components seem to have what I call the "Unicorn Syndrome". There's a set of specs that works, proven by at least one browser implementation and the use in the wild. It's got warts (compromises) and some of those warts are quite ugly. Those warts weren't there in the beginning -- they are a result of a hard, multi-year slog of trying to make a complete system that doesn't fall over in edge cases, and compromising. A lot.

	1. a. A settlement of differences in which each side makes concessions.

I don’t remember any of that happening. I guess you mean a different definition of “compromising”?

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