On 6/12/2015 11:19 PM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
On Fri, Jun 12, 2015 at 7:41 PM, Léonie Watson
Is there a succinct explanation of why the is= syntax is disliked?
that just gets all the <button> goodness through composition/inheritance.
When I first learned about web components, the biggest disappointment
for me was learning that if I wanted to base my new custom element on a
native element like <button>, I could no longer have a custom tag name.
So instead of having <my-button>, I had to use the funky and awkward
<button is="my-button">. I realize there are good reasons for this, but
it's very disappointing because it "broke" my idea of custom elements. I
created a pull request for this in the Drawbacks section of the summary doc.