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RE: Custom Elements: is=""

From: Léonie Watson <lwatson@paciellogroup.com>
Date: Sat, 13 Jun 2015 15:33:15 +0100
To: "'Bruce Lawson'" <brucel@opera.com>, "'Tobie Langel'" <tobie@codespeaks.com>
Cc: "'WebApps WG'" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <01a901d0a5e5$e3527470$a9f75d50$@paciellogroup.com>
From: Bruce Lawson [mailto:brucel@opera.com] 
Sent: 13 June 2015 14:57
Subject: Re: Custom Elements: is=""

On 12 June 2015 at 21:26, Tobie Langel <tobie@codespeaks.com> wrote:
> I'm also concerned developers will mistakenly write:
>     <my-button is=button>
> As it is much closer in form to what they want to achieve (see the 
> extend=parent syntax I wrote earlier).

That's true (and I've done exactly this myself). But wouldn't

<button extendedby="my-button">

solve that?

I think the problem with this would be that it still turns the expected X extends Y convention on its head? It also appears as though the attributes relate to <button> rather than the element indicated in the extendedby= attribute.


Léonie Watson - Senior accessibility engineer
@LeonieWatson @PacielloGroup PacielloGroup.com
Received on Saturday, 13 June 2015 14:33:39 UTC

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