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From Piotr Zarzycki <>
Subject Re: Experiment with UIBase change to classList
Date Tue, 13 Mar 2018 11:00:15 GMT
I personally said - Go and try, report back. I have gave you an real world
examples where classList failed. Try and post the results.

2018-03-13 11:49 GMT+01:00 Carlos Rovira <>:

> Hi,
> it's very hard to me to invest lot of time both in tryin to develop
> something useful in the look and feel field for us where no other is doing
> work, trying to explain and discuss all issues I find without get any
> traction. It's like to face a wall all the time.
> Maybe I'm wrong with my proposals but other times my perception is that
> things are settled in a particular way
> and we don't want to change it since is working in the current state. But I
> think we always where thinking of change things as we evolve Royale. We're
> in a 0.9.2 release, we're not in 1.0, but the way we're managing all issues
> seems to
> me that we're fine with what we have now and we are freezing the API.
> In all the issues raised last days only CSS compiler errors are real bugs,
> since without that fixes royale can't output concrete CSS rules (I think
> those not require any discussion)
> The font injection is maybe another bug (don't know why a class in a theme
> is not "visible" by the final app), but can be workarounded with an html
> that setup the font for now.
> Things like classNames discussion are not critical (I know), it's just a
> matter to refine the API since I had problems each time I go that path,
> first with MDL and now with Jewel. Maybe I'm the only one since no other
> has tried what I'm trying to do: Creating Themes.
> In my opinion, give the users only a way to manage classNames vía string,
> is insufficient and cumbersome and deserves at a minimun some API methods
> since is an important point in how UI is stylized, and how controls and
> objects in html can be "extended" or diferenciated (Alex explained very
> well the importance of this in the typenames thread). So some API to ease
> that is for me very Wellcome since I'm doing that work, and will be more
> users doing that work. In this point, I don't think we should shield us in
> things like PAYG or if that is a bit less performant.
> To close and avoid having much discussion to not reach to some valuable
> point:  I can try to go with what we have, but makes me feel not so good
> about the continuous rejection of my proposals. As well, you are saying
> that we should wait to what users demand...but I'm an user of the API, and
> my perception as a "zero user" seems to be not valuable. Since I don't get
> traction on this, I'll try to continue with what we have and report back
> 2018-03-13 9:24 GMT+01:00 Harbs <>:
> > +1.
> >
> > > On Mar 13, 2018, at 10:08 AM, Alex Harui <>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > I am so sad and frustrated that we have spent so much time on managing
> a
> > > set of strings.  I just don't think we have the people power to
> continue
> > > to seek perfection until it is truly needed by a user.
> >
> >
> --
> Carlos Rovira


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