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[webcomponents]: Making <link rel="components"> produce DocumentFragments

From: Dimitri Glazkov <dglazkov@google.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2013 16:13:19 -0700
Message-ID: <CADh5Ky2kiGag_zg_8Dww2gNTVA4siooy83OQqWDJ9rg-bSzgPQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Cc: Elliott Sprehn <esprehn@gmail.com>
Hi folks!

Just had a quick discussion with Elliott and he suggested that instead of
building full-blown Documents, the <link rel="components"> just make
DocumentFragments, just like <template> does.

Looking at
the bunch of APIs that will never be useful on a document without a
browsing context, I think it's a pretty good idea. It should make also
components more lightweight.

The only problem is that now I have to figure out how to specify this
without just flat-out stealing, err... I mean reusing, large swaths of
HTML5 spec. But I'll take this one for the team.

Received on Monday, 11 March 2013 23:13:48 UTC

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