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Alex Russell on browsers, standards, and the process of progress.

Comments for Web Components: The Long Game

Hi Alex, Great read, thanks for getting the discussion about implementations going. I for one love custom built-in elements, and I think I'm not alone. Custom built-in elements are an EWM primitive that Web standards need to enable a positive feedback loop from the complex world of script to the beginner-friendly ctrl-r world (did that do view source??).

Custom built-in elements are like the Adopt-A-Highway program of the Web standards world :-).

Now the custom elements is listed as not completed by any browser in caniuse directory, and its because of this:

Chrome and Polymer have provided great leadership up to now. This is no time to step off the gas.

Cheers, Peter