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Re: [selectors-4] bikeshed on profiles

From: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Apr 2015 11:41:04 +0200
To: www-style@w3.org
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On 08/04/15 00:40, Brian Kardell wrote:

> It seems a lot of people are confused by the 'fast' and 'complete'
> profiles especially because of the name 'fast'... We have spent a a
> lot of time discussing why they even exist.
> Jonathan Kingstonā€ (@KingstonTime) mentioned to me the same, and so
> I'm just wondering if we're doing ourselves extra harm by calling it
> 'fast'.  It's not 'fast' in so much as 'what we already do and know
> how to do in order to do the dynamic selector matching that is CSS'.
> So, what about just renaming them 'static-profile' and
> 'dynamic-profile' as you can explain why right there in the spec and
> it should be a little easier for people to grok and avoid confusion..

I agree about 'fast' and 'complete' being problematic, I heard many
people say these words are meaningless in the context of CSS
and then not understandable.

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