[whatwg] Repetition Model
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Mar 24 12:58:14 PST 2005
On Thu, 24 Mar 2005, Pete Cole wrote:
> I presume there is a line beyond which a 'kludge' becomes more than a
> shim and a diversion from the spec. From the discussion here it seems
> that there are some performance issues in implementation on IE. While
> such issues can either be ignored (my document is so small it won't be
> affected) or 'kludged' away (tr.repeat=...) is there any desirability in
> considering spec changes that might solve the performance issues
> altogether? Or is this all jumping the gun and one should wait for calls
> for implementation?
I think the problem is mostly that nobody has really come up with a good
way of optimising it that makes sense for native implementations as well.
Ian Hickson U+1047E )\._.,--....,'``. fL
http://ln.hixie.ch/ U+263A /, _.. \ _\ ;`._ ,.
Things that are impossible just take longer. `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'
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