[whatwg] Web development

Michael Norton norto at me.com
Thu Oct 10 06:34:38 PDT 2013

I have a case where an element serves as a tabulator of the states of its child elements which vary each time a new website is traversed or when a saved profile is loaded.

It seems to me like the canvas element and its hit regions remedy this.

Sent by the hope boat.

On Oct 10, 2013, at 8:58 AM, "Jasper St. Pierre" <jstpierre at mecheye.net> wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 7:12 AM, Mark Roberts <gbstar at msn.com> wrote:
>> From: gbstar at msn.com
>> To: whatwg at whatwg.org
>> Subject: Web development
>> Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2013 12:04:28 +0100
>> Why is everything else around us developing so fast, but the web is so
>> slow to adopt anything? It takes years just to add even the simplest
>> improvements, or updates! I would like to see improvements to selectors.
>> The way elements are selected on a page is hard work! Why can't a child
>> select a parent in hover or any other target? HTML5 is a great advance, but
>> in this case we still have to rely on jscript for most things!
> It's been proposed multiple times, but I don't think people came up with
> comfortable and understandable syntax.
> I've always solved this problem by rethinking how my DOM is laid out,
> though. What case do you have where an element changes on the state of its
> child?
> -- 
>  Jasper

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