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Re: [whatwg] Fetch Objects and scripts/stylesheets

From: Ben Maurer <ben.maurer@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:52:37 -0700
Message-ID: <CABgOVaKOnFiDQqsw9A__Ms56RoBs-pJgpHdNCi-cMkUfxSnR+Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: "whatwg@lists.whatwg.org" <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, William Chan (ι™ˆζ™Ίζ˜Œ) <willchan@chromium.org>
What about initial parameters to fetch (vs modifications you could make in
flight via the myfetch object). Would there be an attribute of <link> that
you could use to pass parameters to fetch (eg a custom header)?


On Mon, Jul 28, 2014 at 10:24 AM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:

> On Mon, 28 Jul 2014, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> >
> > On Mon, Jul 28, 2014 at 7:07 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> > > On Mon, 28 Jul 2014, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> > >> On Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 2:33 AM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> > >>>    var mystyle = E('link', { rel: 'stylesheet', href: 'my.css',
> whenneeded: true });
> > >>>    document.body.appendChild(mystyle);
> > >>>    var myfetch = mystyle.fetch;
> > >>>
> > >>> ...where "E()" is some mechanism to easily create new elements (we
> need
> > >>> one of those regardless), and "whenneeded" is some attribute that
> controls
> > >>> the load policy (and in this case, tells it to not load yet, since I
> > >>> presume that's what you're going to do next with the "myfetch"
> variable)?
> >
> > Apologies for missing myfetch. That could work potentially. Not
> > entirely sure what kind of object it would return, but I guess we can
> > think of something.
>
> It would presumably return the same object that was being proposed for the
> other way around (the proposal where you call "as_stylesheet" or whatever).
>
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