Re: About window.performance namespace

On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 12:50 PM, Jonas Sicking <> wrote:

> 2011/1/5 Anderson Quach <>:
> > Hi Jonas,
> >
> > You've pointed out a valid theoretical coding pattern that would
> potentially have compatibility issues. Through the research tools that we
> have collectively in this working group, we found that all of the patterns
> involving the performance namespace used the initial declaration: var
> performance.
> >
> > Using different namespaces like "pagePerformance" or "performanceMetrics"
> does not eliminate the problem altogether. We have decided to continue to
> use the performance namespace as it is suitable and intuitive for developers
> when this working group adds additional attributes / metrics.
> This doesn't make sense. Why is the litmus test "eliminate the problem
> altogether"? If something significantly reduces the problem then
> surely it's an improvement worth considering, no?
> You still haven't answered the question from my previous email:
> Is there a reason the property couldn't be named something with a
> smaller risk of collisions, such as "pagePerformance" or
> "performanceMetrics".

   This sounds like a plan to me as well...


> / Jonas

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