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Re: Fwd: Additional notes from last Thursday's meeting

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 5 Oct 2009 21:29:54 +0000 (UTC)
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0910052128580.21884@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Mon, 5 Oct 2009, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
>
> Taking the liberty of forwarding this snippet along, since it's particularly
> pertinent to the HTML5 spec.  In view of the IE team's position here, I would
> like to reiterate my proposal that the () syntax be removed for
> HTMLCollections and such.
> 
> -Boris
> 
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Additional notes from last Thursday's meeting
> Date: Mon, 5 Oct 2009 00:46:13 -0700
> From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
> To: public-script-coord@w3.org
> ...
>   * Nobody liked ‘caller’ operations, and some wanted to remove it from
>     from normative requirements altogether.  The IE team would like to
>     remove support for callable collection objects at some point in the
>     future, and the worry is that codifying this as required behaviour
>     would make that much harder.
> 
>     One suggestion was to mention this in a non-normative section like
>     ES5’s Appendix B.

Could the IE team clarify if they are willing to remove this support from 
all rendering modes or if the above merely refers to an IE9 or later mode?

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