[dojo-contributors] Re: Prototype-al simplicity

Eugene Lazutkin eugene at lazutkin.com
Fri Apr 7 13:11:20 EDT 2006


I would prefer to see some exotic functions being separated into extra 
files, which are not loaded by default in profiles, but should be 
dojo.require'd explicitly.

Thanks,

Eugene


Paul Sowden wrote:
> If we count dom, style and html they make the biggest module by far.  
> I've listed the functions split into groups of logical functionality at 
> <http://dojotoolkit.org/~psowden/dojo.html.html>
> 
> 65 functions in just style.js is massive!
> 
> Onto dieting...
> 
> The sheer number of functions in style is just silly, we need to drop 
> functions here.
> 
> Some of the functions in DOM seem a little arcane, I have no qualms 
> about dropping ancestry functions for example.
> 
> Some of the DOM functions in html.js seem superfluous.  The selection 
> functions can be pushed to a side module, probably the stylesheet 
> functions too.
> 
> If there are opinions, please express, else work can go ahead with a 
> slimmed down proposal spec.
> 
> --Paul Sowden




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