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From Carlos Rovira <carlosrov...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [FlexJS] List Structure
Date Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:15:23 GMT
2016-11-22 22:56 GMT+01:00 Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com>:

> I just remembered that there are two kinds of "lists" in HTML.  There is
> the Select element which has a selection model, and then there is ol/ul
> which has no selection model.  What kind of list is MDL's list?  Does it
> support selection?
> IMO, ol/ul are for displaying a list of items without a selection model.
> There is no promise that the children are the same.  One <li> tag may have
> a completely different topology of child tags than the next <li> tag.
You're right Alex, MDL is second, UL with LI items, with no selection
model, at least for what I see in the examples,
selection seems to be in Table component...

> AIUI, the Select element only supports plain text renderers.  SimpleList
> was intended to wrap that.  The other List provides the basis of a List
> with data providers, factories and item renderers.
So is clear I don't want SimpleList, maybe List...

> Maybe you want to subclass DataGroup.
That sounds like a plan...I'll try that tomorrow

> I think the View can already do this so there is no limitation.
Good, I would check View concepts in flexjs, since right now I don't see
how to do it. If I can't get it I return to you since I think this is
important for me when trying to get right MDL constructs.

Thanks, this helps me a lot :)

Carlos Rovira

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