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Re: Standardizing "cards" as UI component?

From: Jose Manrique Lopez de la Fuente <jsmanrique@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:09:38 +0100
Message-ID: <CAAn8QXr9Z-w91KW8=yB-w60e0m32VWZTaY-HgwHDf-1d+S53FA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Marcos Caceres <marcos@marcosc.com>
Cc: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>, "public-web-mobile@w3.org" <public-web-mobile@w3.org>
"Cards" in mobile? Does this sounds like WML for me or am I becoming too
old?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wireless_Markup_Language

Best regards,



2014-11-24 15:56 GMT+01:00 Marcos Caceres <marcos@marcosc.com>:

>
>
> On Monday, November 24, 2014, Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> A couple of weeks ago, Nova Spivack called on TechCrunch for W3C to
>> standardize "Cards":
>> http://techcrunch.com/2014/11/08/its-time-for-an-open-standard-for-cards/
>>
>> "Cards are modular, bite-sized content containers designed for easy
>> consumption and interaction on small screens"
>>
>> "Standardized cards will function like a cross between a MIME
>> attachment, a page of HTML and JavaScript and applet.
>
>
>
>> (Like an iframe?)
>
>
>> They will be
>> portable, interactive, programmatic content experiences. They will work
>> across apps, which will open a new era of cross-app interoperability,
>> enabling powerful new forms of sharing and productivity."
>
>
> Like, um, HTML? ;)
>
>
>>
>> Does that suggestion resonate with people on this list? If a standard is
>> indeed needed, can anyone see what kind of standard it would be? (is it
>> new markup? new css properties? something else?)
>>
>>
> It sounds very confused about how one composes content. We probably just
> need to standardize snap points in CSS + Element queries. Cards are, or can
> be made from, just block level elements - and a custom element could just
> be used to encapsulate the whole thing.
>
> So yeah, we we need some new stuff in CSS but no new marked up.
>
>
>
>> Dom
>>
>>
>>
>>


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