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Re: Standardizing "cards" as UI component?

From: Rob Manson <robman@mob-labs.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:18:11 +1100
Message-ID: <54745763.8010901@mob-labs.com>
To: public-web-mobile@w3.org
WML...I just did a little vomit in my mouth 8/

BTW: Marcos's point about iframe is right...except they're geborken on iOS.

roBman


On 25/11/14 8:09 PM, Jose Manrique Lopez de la Fuente wrote:
> "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 
> <mailto:marcos@marcosc.com>>:
>
>
>
>     On Monday, November 24, 2014, Dominique Hazael-Massieux
>     <dom@w3.org <mailto: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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