[webkit-dev] Quo vadis <style scoped>?

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Wed Nov 16 00:03:48 PST 2011

On Tue, 15 Nov 2011, Ryosuke Niwa wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 13, 2011 at 5:58 PM, Roland Steiner <rolandsteiner at google.com>wrote:
> >
> > A while ago there we had a discussion which direction <style scoped> 
> > should take, whether selectors should be scoped to the scoping 
> > element, or be global. At that time it was felt that 'scoped' should 
> > be prefixed until the discussion is resolved.
> >
> > Now, I have had implementation patches ready for a while already, and 
> > with Hixie agreeing that the spec should be changed in this regard ( 
> > http://lists.whatwg.org/htdig.cgi/whatwg-whatwg.org/2011-September/033337.html), 
> > I wondered if it's ok for me to re-upload them in an un-prefixed 
> > 'scoped' version, or whether folks would still prefer a '-webkit-' 
> > prefix after all.
> Has the spec changed and expected to be stable (i.e. no behavioral change
> in any foreseeable future)?

I'm not aware of any new information coming to light since the e-mail in 
September. I haven't updated the spec yet, but forsee no reason why I 
would not do so in due course.

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