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Re: [selectors-4] bikeshed on profiles

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Apr 2015 09:34:25 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCJ4JFxmbBJFt5==_Wq3rZ4wC1UBZHGo4YGBe3-Wt7Oug@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brian Kardell <bkardell@gmail.com>
Cc: "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Apr 7, 2015 at 3:40 PM, Brian Kardell <bkardell@gmail.com> 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..

These names are fine with me.  It communicates pretty well what they
actually mean, and gives a better idea of what things might not be
appropriate for the "fast" (dynamic) version.

Also, bz gave this set a +1 in another thread.

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 8 April 2015 16:35:15 UTC

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