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Re: Custom Elements: 'data-' attributes

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 13 May 2014 08:44:10 -0700
Message-ID: <53723DCA.7020101@mit.edu>
To: public-webapps@w3.org
On 5/13/14, 7:31 AM, Dimitri Glazkov wrote:
>> Sole had the idea of providing hooks for attributes so a component can
>> say it handles them rather than the user agent. That makes a lot of
>> sense to me. That way you can grab any name, even existing ones.
>
> <3 this idea, would love to hear more. It's like dinner reservations
> for attributes!

I slightly worry about the performance implications of this and the 
number of changes to UAs this will require: any place inside a UA that 
examines attribute values (only for global attributes?) would need to 
consult this reservation information, right?

-Boris
Received on Tuesday, 13 May 2014 15:44:42 UTC

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