[okfn-help] [Fwd: Re: Yahoo's YUI]

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Mon Feb 4 18:37:31 GMT 2008

Ok so YUI it is for CKAN :) This will mean we will have had experience 
with at least 3 toolkits (dojo, mootools and YUI) and will be 
interesting to contrast and compare as we go forward.


-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: Yahoo's YUI
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2008 16:09:11 +0000
From: John Bywater
To: Nick Stenning
CC: Rufus Pollock

Thanks Nick, I'll do as you say! ;-)


PS Hope to catch up with you soon....

> Dear John,
> I've played with bits of it ... notably their CSS-related stuff. I'm 
> almost certainly not qualified to judge it accurately as I haven't 
> used it enough, and personally I've preferred to build my own 
> frameworks out of an assortment of different components (e.g. 
> MooTools, Tripoli CSS reset, etc.)
> That said, their graded-browser-support philosophy is well thought 
> through and has allowed them to be much more backwards-compatible than 
> MooTools, for example.
> I think the documentation may be a clincher, and there's no question 
> that YUI is better documented than many, many similar frameworks out 
> there.
> That, and using it for CKAN means I might get to know it a bit better. 
> Go for it!
> -N

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