Mar 19 2020
@ddevault none of the solutions discussed in this thread relies on Shadow DOM.
Feb 27 2020
@daniel I think there should probably be some clarification regarding Vue's deprecation and versioning policies.
Feb 26 2020
A separate comment regarding shipping the runtime compiler:
Project lead of Vue.js here. Anything I say is obviously going to be biased, so take them with a grain of salt, but I'll try my best to reason with objective facts.