Re: URL comparison

I'd like to add to what Brian is saying below: This is effectively the
goal of the public-nextweb group as I see it. We want to provide a way for
developers to build these types of prollyfills and .. More importantly ..
Share and publicize them to get the necessary exposure and feedback.

Without that second part there is no point in the first. I think could be more useful if it acted as a registry for these
things. In fact Brian and I did this with Hitch (leveraging Github as the
source host) and I tend to believe this is the right way. Right now there
is a wiki listing the known prollyfills out in the wild but maybe this is
not easy to find and not easy to provide feedback too.

It's my opinion that turn into a registry that is simply
pointer to Github projects.


On 5/1/13 10:03 AM, "Brian Kardell" <> wrote:

>+ the public-nextweb list...
>On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 9:00 AM, Anne van Kesteren <>
>> On Sun, Apr 28, 2013 at 12:56 PM, Brian Kardell <>
>>> We created a prollyfill for this about a year ago (called :-link-local
>>> instead of :local-link for forward compatibility):
>> Cool!
>>> If you can specify the workings, we (public-nextweb community group)
>>>can rev
>>> the prollyfill, help create tests, collect feedback, etc so that when
>>> comes time for implementation and rec there are few surprises.
>> Did you get any feedback thus far about desired functionality,
>> problems that are difficult to overcome, ..?
>> --
>We have not uncovered much on this one other than that the few people
>who commented were confused by what it meant - but we didn't really
>make a huge effort to push it out there... By comparison to some
>others it isn't a very 'exciting' fill (our :has() for example had
>lots of comment as did our mathematical attribute selectors) - but we
>definitely can.  I'd like to open it up to these groups where/how you
>think might be an effective means of collecting necessary data -
>should we ask people to contribute comments to the list? set up a git
>project where people can pull/create issues, register tests/track fork
>suggestions, etc?  Most of our stuff for collecting information has
>been admittedly all over the place (twitter, HN, reddit, blog
>comments, etc), but this predates the nextweb group and larger
>coordination, so I'm *very happy* if we can begin to change that.
>Brian Kardell :: @briankardell ::

Received on Wednesday, 1 May 2013 22:05:21 UTC