Open Web Platform Weekly Summary – 2013-03-11 – 2013-03-17

This is our weekly Openweb Platform Summary from March 11, 2013 to March 17, 2013. You can read again the last week blog post. Your comments are helpful.

[DOM] Making Shadow DOM Subtrees Traversable

When discussing about Shadow DOM, security questions having been raised such as keeping the integrity of a Shadow DOM. Boris Zbarsky explained what are the current ways to have access to it.

[CSS] Selectors Logical Combinators / Sets

Brian Kardell proposed to have additional CSS constructs to combine selectors and/or create sets of selectors. He outlined his ideas in a blog post too. Fran├žois Remy explained the ideas of Brian on the list and outlining that not already exists, or can be emulated with commas and there is a missing and operator. He also noted that a full syntax for :and/:or/:not would be useful.

[HTML] Fetching Algorithm

Anne van Kesteren (who is now working for Mozilla) is in the process of revising the fetching of data. He is tackling the issues one by one for adding consistency to the Open Web Plaftorm. The Origin header is specified in different ways depending on the interface. He also tested data urls and network errors, HTTP Authentication, crossorigin, .

[Canvas] ImageData allowing preexisting data

Kenneth Russel is proposing to get an ImageData constructor with preexisting data. Read the thread.