March 02, 2019
On Friday, 1 March 2019 at 14:27:36 UTC, Sebastiaan Koppe wrote:
> On Friday, 1 March 2019 at 13:26:58 UTC, Olivier FAURE wrote:
> I am very much interested in qualitative feedback on spasm's internals and its design. It is the main reason I announced the project. I am completely willing to overhaul each and every line if that benefits the project.
>> The short version is, it's pretty clear Sebastiaan has designed spasm with the goal of giving the library compile-time information on the structure of the widgets to render, to avoid React's superfluous updates and prop comparison; that said, I think it's possible to give the library that information without losing React's "your components are all functions, don't worry about how the data is updated" simplicity, which I think is an area where spasm comes up short.
> That would be awesome. I initially tried very hard to stick to React/JSX functional rendering. I could not find a way to make it a zero-cost abstraction, but maybe you have more success!

Nice example of collaboration and good attitude. One day hope to contribute in such a manner.

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