[whatwg] Repetition Model
dean at edwards.name
Wed Mar 23 12:53:54 PST 2005
Olav Junker Kjær wrote:
> Dean Edwards wrote:
>> Yes you would have to iterate over each element to attach the
>> repetition template interface. Olav Junker Kjær provided a solution to
>> this speed this up a little:
> It should be said that the expression-based solution improves the
> initial rendering, but slows the page considerably afterwards, since the
> CSS expressions are recalculated continuously. The expression rules
> could be removed after initial rendering to improve performance, but
> then it wont work if the repeat attribute is added to an element
> dynamically. So its not the perfect solution.
I've been working on perfecting this technique. There is a way to
disable it once each element has been checked.
It is still an acceptable compromise to require the author to attach
bearing in mind the complexity of the repetition model, the author
should be able to manage the CSS quite easily...
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