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Re: More intuitive names for selector performance profiles

From: fantasai <fantasai.lists@inkedblade.net>
Date: Sat, 6 Jan 2018 13:34:20 +0330
To: Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>, Marat Tanalin <mtanalin@yandex.ru>
Cc: www-style@w3.org
Message-ID: <df4dd50b-a43f-a27c-4bd2-e32b7ac612bb@inkedblade.net>
On 07/30/2017 01:01 PM, Florian Rivoal wrote:
>> On Jul 29, 2017, at 20:18, Marat Tanalin <mtanalin@yandex.ru> wrote:
>> It probably makes sense to change the existing names for the fast (JS, currently “static”) and slow (CSS, currently “dynamic”) selector profiles.
>> For example, using the “dynamic” term for something CSS-related is confusing given that dynamics is usually related to JS, while “static” in webdev is usually about something where JS is not involved: e.g. “static page” as opposed to a page where JS is used to add some dynamics.
>> So something like “One-shot” or “One-time” (for the JS-oriented profile) and “Iterative” or “Recursive” (for the CSS-oriented profile) would probably be more intuitive names for selector performance profiles.
> While many here understand why the profiles are name the way they are, I agree this is non intuitive and confusing for people who are new to the topic, and that a renaming could be useful.

Based on discussion in
the CSSWG resolved to change the names to “Live” and “Snapshot”.
Let us know if that adequately resolves your concern!

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