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Re: ISSUE-41/ACTION-97 decentralized-extensibility

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 23:40:11 -0700
Message-ID: <63df84f0910282340g1f6e2cddw7b81dee2eab084d7@mail.gmail.com>
To: Tony Ross <tross@microsoft.com>
Cc: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 6:07 PM, Tony Ross <tross@microsoft.com> wrote:
> On Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 2:15 PM, Jonas Sicking wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 6:07 PM, Tony Ross <tross@microsoft.com> wrote:
>> > The nature of script and these libraries provides consumers with an
>> > adequate means of resolving object name conflicts should they arise.
>> > The global variable for these libraries can typically be reassigned to
>> > another variable without impacting the behavior of the library itself.
>> > Thus should two names ever conflict, a page author can just rename the
>> > first before the second library loads.
>>
>> Hmm.. Not quite sure I follow what you're saying. Do you have any
>> examples?
>
> Link from the homepage of jQuery's website which illustrates some examples (though mostly focused on jQuery's use of '$'):
> http://docs.jquery.com/Using_jQuery_with_Other_Libraries

Yeah, it mostly seems concerned about collisions surrounding the name
'$'. Doesn't appear that it is concerned about collisions with the
'jQuery' name.

/ Jonas
Received on Thursday, 29 October 2009 06:41:10 UTC

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