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Re: [selector-profiles] confusion

From: Brian Kardell <bkardell@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2013 14:30:08 -0400
Message-ID: <CADC=+jesyytjiqDPJHunAkA8h5cf0eiZgtnZQNcUiQvJVdi6aA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 1:18 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 6:44 AM, Brian Kardell <bkardell@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is the recommendation to explicitly not support the complete profile in
>> sheets?  I keep hearing it sort of presented that way and i find the names a
>> little confusing - they make it sound like nothing more than "these
>> selectors are slower"...
> I'm really not sure what direction this thread has gone in - it seems
> to be about naming now? - but yes, the complete profile should not be
> supported in CSS, only in other Selectors implementations like
> querySelector.
> ~TJ

Maybe we need to fork this discussion... Initial question was: Is that
the case (as you described above)?  It seems the answer is yes - that
is the intent.  Given that, I would just like to quickly note that at
a minimum the names don't seem to indicate that to me.  Larger comment
is:  Do we really *have* to do that or can we find a way to let them
"largely work" in CSS and make that be what we mean by "profile"
instead -- sort of "this is the *potentially* really slow stuff"..

Brian Kardell :: @briankardell :: hitchjs.com
Received on Wednesday, 10 July 2013 18:30:37 UTC

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