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Re: Rename XBL2 to something without X, B, or L?

From: Alex Russell <slightlyoff@google.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2010 15:34:28 -0800
Message-ID: <AANLkTikOTMvoT_draUwyxivBx3gFr3V=fvcH-NUguiPF@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: Dimitri Glazkov <dglazkov@google.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
How 'bouts a shorter version of Tab's suggestion: "Web Components" ?

On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 5:59 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Dec 2010 14:51:39 +0100, Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com> wrote:
>>
>> On Dec 14, 2010, at 22:24 , Dimitri Glazkov wrote:
>>>
>>> Looking at the use cases and the problems the current XBL2 spec is
>>> trying address, I think it might be a good idea to rename it into
>>> something that is less legacy-bound?
>>
>> I strongly object. We have a long and proud tradition of perfectly
>> horrible and meaningless names such as XMLHttpRequest. I don't see why we'd
>> ever have to change.
>>
>> Shadow HTML Anonymous DOm for the Web!
>
> Cause I know you are being serious I will be serious as well and point out
> that XMLHttpRequest's name is legacy bound as that is what implementations
> call it and applications are using. XBL2 has none of that.
>
>
> --
> Anne van Kesteren
> http://annevankesteren.nl/
>
>
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