Message from discussion ANNC: qooxlisp 0.1: Driving Miss qooxdoo (from Common Lisp)
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From: Thomas 'PointedEars' Lahn <PointedE...@web.de>
Reply-To: Thomas 'PointedEars' Lahn <c...@PointedEars.de>
Organization: PointedEars Software (PES)
Date: Mon, 31 May 2010 19:46:34 +0200
Subject: Re: ANNC: qooxlisp 0.1: Driving Miss qooxdoo (from Common Lisp)
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NNTP-Posting-Date: 31 May 2010 19:46:34 CEST
Kenneth Tilton wrote:
> David Mark wrote:
>> On May 30, 11:06 pm, Kenny <kentil...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I think it was a breakdown in parallel universes. In mine qooxdoo works
>> Based on what evidence? I'm guessing you tried it in a handful of
>> browsers you had handy and figured if it appeared to work in those, it
>> must be "brilliant". Did it ever occur to you that the authors of
>> qooxdoo tried the same browsers before you and inserted lots of hacks
>> and sniffs to make them appear to work? What do you think will happen
>> in anything older, newer or unknown to the authors?
> I'll lose 0.01% of my market for a week until the ten full-time
> engineers paid to work on qooxdoo patch it?
| getClass : function(value)
| var classString = Object.prototype.toString.call(value);
| return (
| qx.Bootstrap.__classToTypeMap[classString] ||
| classString.slice(8, -1)
| isString : function(value)
| // Added "value !== null" because IE throws an exception "Object
| // expected"
| // by executing "value instanceof Array" if value is a DOM element that
| // doesn't exist. It seems that there is a internal different between a
| // e.q. by document.getElementById("ReturnedNull").
| return (
| value !== null && (
| typeof value === "string" ||
| qx.Bootstrap.getClass(value) == "String" ||
| value instanceof String ||
| (!!value && !!value.$$isString))
This alone proves that qooxdoo is junk as its authors are completely
clueless. Get over it.
-- Richard Cornford, cljs, <f806at$ail$1$8300d...@news.demon.co.uk>