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Re: XBL2: First Thoughts and Use Cases

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 16 Dec 2010 10:41:33 -0800
Message-ID: <4D0A5D5D.5080506@mit.edu>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
CC: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Dimitri Glazkov <dglazkov@google.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On 12/15/10 10:53 PM, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> Are they really contradictory?

Good question.  ;)

If they aren't, great.

> Personally, I think it would be a huge win if XBL2-based components could be more scalable than ones written in pure JavaScript using vanilla DOM calls. That way, XBL2 could enable new kinds of applications and reduce memory use of existing applications, rather than just providing convenience and bridging, as Tab seems to envision.

Right; I think we're on the same page there.

-Boris
Received on Thursday, 16 December 2010 18:42:08 GMT

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