Front-end standards group/2016-06-08
Attending: Bartosz D., Jan D., Julien G., Volker E., Andrew R.-G., Roan K.
No topics today
Action & CodeEdit
-> JD reaches out to legal -->
Actually lists localStorage entires as well as cookies.
T102114 Cannot handle multiple HTMLForms in single SpecialPageEdit
T65577 Create a "Watching and notifications" tab in MediaWiki core (JR)Edit
RK: Was stalled in 2014 and RK will pick it up. Going to be under Collaboration responsibility.
--> Was decided to remove it from Group decision
T136458 Should HTML formatting/DOM manipulation (presentation, responsiveness) be done in JS (frontend) or in PHP (backend) [JG]Edit
ES: HTML output on the client as simple as possible, from caching perspective backend rendering is not optimal.
RK: Is `px` or `%` defined by wikitext?
JG: It's defined in wikitext
RK: ES was probably concerned by having the same wikitext rendered differently.
-> JG will add clarification that information comes from wikitext – DONE
Standardized events systemEdit
ARG: Do we have a standardized events system?
RK: OOUI Mixin EventEmitter
OO.mixinClass( OO.ui.Widget, OO.EventEmitter );