On Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 9:09:31 PM UTC+1, OvermindDL1 wrote:
> Remember, it is just a diffing algorithm, when it gets to that point of
> your vdom and it compares an old vdom node of, for example:
> checkbox [ onClick (CheckToggle 42) ] [ text "Something" ]
> and compares it to the new of:
> checkbox [ onClick (CheckToggle 43) ] [ text "Another thing" ]
> It sees that there are two changes (well potentially 1 due to lack of
> keyed event handlers, but we'll say 2 for this example), thus it accesses
> the checkbox at the index that it is at here (say, 14 or so) by just
> something like `var node = curNode.children;` then just applies the
> two changes `node.removeEventHandler("click", oldEvent);
> node.addEventHandler("click", newEvent); node.children.nodeValue =
> "Another thing";`, which was just removing the old event handler, adding
> the new, and mutating the text.
Interesting to see this expained, thanks.
By making it keyed then it is like "oh, these do not match at all, probably
> a major structural change, kill the old, create the new".
I have to admit I am not really sure how Html.Keyed works, so this is an
illuminating discussion for me. Could you answer some basic questions about
it for me?
If the 'key' of a keyed node is the same, is it never updated?
If 'key' of a keyed node changes, is the whole node built anew?
Or something else, please explain it to me, thanks.
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