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Re: [whatwg] Script preloading

From: Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2013 16:36:38 -0700
Message-ID: <CABZUbM0WNmMMsTun1=seOuG-ng2JppN1zy0MpMNy3n9uqwWnbQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa@apple.com>
Cc: "whatwg@whatwg.org" <whatwg@whatwg.org>, Yoav Weiss <yoav@yoav.ws>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
On 8/30/13, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa@apple.com> wrote:
> On Aug 30, 2013, at 9:08 AM, Yoav Weiss <yoav@yoav.ws> wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 11:55 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
>>> On Thu, 11 Jul 2013, Yoav Weiss wrote:

>> They are fairly common, especially for loading of "mobile" UI components
>> (e.g. jquery mobile). They can also be used to download dynamic page
>> components (e.g. maps) only on larger devices.
>> But, unless adding `media` to script elements is relatively simple, I
>> think
>> that this use-case can be resolved by using the media attribute on <rel
>> subresource>, in combination with ES6 modules or a custom script loader.
>> As
>> far as I understand it, all <link> elements can have a media attribute
>> [1],
>> so this is simply an implementation issue.
> I don't think it'll be hard to add the media attribute on the script element
> at least in WebKit.
> It'll be much harder to implement a new dependency API that replies on CSS
> selectors if we care about the performance at all.
What is this in response to? What dependency API that relies on CSS
selectors? (I'm assuming you mean relies and not replies, but still
not sure what you mean).
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