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Re: Shadow tree style isolation primitive

From: Brian Kardell <bkardell@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2015 18:46:14 -0500
Message-ID: <CADC=+jeuYJjX0rHuh2AiBt6DYnmEmOm_1b0x6h67teuqj_gF=Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa@apple.com>
Cc: Chaals from Yandex <chaals@yandex-team.ru>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 2:07 PM, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa@apple.com> wrote:

To separate presentational information (CSS) from the semantics (HTML).
> Defining both style isolation boundaries and the associated CSS rules in an
> external CSS file will allow authors to change both of them without having
> to modify every HTML documents that includes the CSS file.  Of course, this
> is a non-starter for Web apps that require a lot of scripting, but style
> isolation is a very useful feature for a lot of static pages as well.
> - R. Niwa

Should you also be able to do this from JavaScript/DOM in your opinion?
Like, forget shadow dom as it is today in chrome or proposed -- should you
be able to do something like

    element.isolateTree = true;

and achieve a similar effect?  If not, why specifically?

Brian Kardell :: @briankardell :: hitchjs.com
Received on Tuesday, 13 January 2015 23:46:41 UTC

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