Here are my questions
How do you define a web component in Elm. What's the boilerplate? Can it be
auto-generated from any Elm app? (my gut here says that ports become
similar to on-change events)
How do you consume web components with Elm's virtual-dom. Are there issues?
There used to be concerns surrounding the virtual DOM and the shadow DOM
Ignoring non-Elm boilerplate, is the code better? Does it solve our
concerns about components?
How's performance compared to using the top-level dispatcher (particularly
at scale - e.g. hundreds of datepickers)
If all of the above are favorable, then we can start thinking about adding
a feature to Elm.
I think we learn a lot by running this experiment.
On Sep 20, 2016 6:15 AM, "John Mayer" <thgys1...@gmail.com> wrote:
> You shouldn't need Polymer. Just web components, which are a standard and
> implemented in most browsers (probably all browsers on which Elm runs).
> It will be a few dozen lines of JS and HTML, and there might be quirks. If
> it works, it still won't be super elegant, but it could build the case for
> adopting the standard as part of Elm if these experiments go well.
> On Sep 20, 2016 5:00 AM, "Peter Damoc" <pda...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 11:21 AM, Richard Feldman <
>> richard.t.feld...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> If nothing is wrong with Web Components, why not use them?
>>> There are a ton of them
>>> you could use right now, for MDL in particular, that work right off the
>> You make it sound like it's a trivial thing for a beginner to integrate
>> Polymer with Elm and hit the ground running.
>> I seriously doubt that this is the case but I'll take another look at the
>> projects that have attempted to do this. :)
>> There is NO FATE, we are the creators.
>> blog: http://damoc.ro/
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