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Re: XBL 2.0 implementation made available for major browsers

From: Joćo Eiras <joao.eiras@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Mar 2008 10:06:30 +0000
Message-ID: <e72b1b360803070206q2b93bd0dr736a778aea7ef050@mail.gmail.com>
To: laurent <laurent@xulfr.org>
Cc: "Sergey Ilinsky" <castonet@yahoo.co.uk>, "Web API public" <public-webapi@w3.org>

For Opera you can use a mix of css content rules with data urls, to
load content inside an element, and keeping it hidden from the dom. I
don't know however, if it'll fit your usecases.

2008/3/7, laurent <laurent@xulfr.org>:
>
>  Hi Sergey,
>
>  This is a great work, congratulation !
>
>  However, your implementation of XBL2 is not full : nodes added from an
>  XBL are not anonymous, and this is a big issue. Because many DOM
>  properties and methods don't return expected results. For example
>  mynode.firstChild should not return a node added by XBL.
>
>  http://www.w3.org/TR/2007/CR-xbl-20070316/#shadow5
>
>  But unfortunately, I think you couldn't fix this issue, unless browser
>  provide API to create anonymous nodes... (In Gecko, there is a such API,
>  but it's an internal API).
>
>
>
>  Laurent
>
>
>  Sergey Ilinsky wrote:
>  > Hi, WebAPI fans
>  >
>  > There have been not much activity in the group since a while, so I
>  > thought I could bring something for consideration.
>  >
>  > On my spare time I've implemented XBL 2.0 in JavaScript, a tiny (8k
>  > gzipped) library that brings support for the technology to all major
>  > web-browsers. The project is hosted on Google Code
>  > http://code.google.com/p/xbl/ , if you are interested check it out.
>  > The implementation supports most of XBL 2.0 features with except for
>  > three principal - processing instruction <?xbl?> (you still have an
>  > option to use Behavioral Extensions to CSS),
>  > xbl-bound/xbl-bindings-are-ready events and xbl:attr attribute. A
>  > detailed breakdown on features can be found at
>  > http://code.google.com/p/xbl/wiki/Features There is also a pair of
>  > examples as well as tests demonstrating multiple aspects of the
>  > implementation.
>  >
>  > Get your bindings bound!
>  >
>  > Sergey Ilinsky/
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