[dojo-contributors] Prototype-al simplicity
bill at dojotoolkit.org
Wed Apr 5 21:15:32 EDT 2006
Paul Sowden wrote:
> First off what we want to achieve, so that we are all talking about the same thing:
> 1. The same simplicity of download, include and use that Prototype users enjoy. This includes having just one file, no mess, no confusion, no editions.
> 2. Smaller file sizes for a small number of simple rollups.
> 3. Full dependancy system for custom builds.
> 4. Support for (James') online loader as an alternative dependancy system.
I'm hesitant to start on any new projects when 0.3 is already months
behind schedule. Having said that...
> Which modules would go into dojo-lite, the prototype killer? Tom
> started out with bootstraps, event and io. And which modules make up
> the other rollups (e.g. Animation, Widget, ...)
I would make "dojo-lite" (a.k.a core) bigger. Maybe this:
dojo.io (not sure about the multiple IO packages; seems like one should
I imagine that's similar to what's in prototype but can someone else
BTW, Yahoo (http://developer.yahoo.com/yui/index.html) has these categories:
dom (presumably including dojo.style, dojo.dom, and dojo.html)
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