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Re: ECMA TC 39 / W3C HTML and WebApps WG coordination

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2009 13:48:20 -0700
Message-ID: <63df84f0909251348x7747b225r847a45607187b150@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brendan Eich <brendan@mozilla.com>
Cc: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, es-discuss Steen <es-discuss@mozilla.org>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, public-webapps@w3.org
On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 1:18 PM, Brendan Eich <brendan@mozilla.com> wrote:
> The struggle to formalize ArrayLike, which seems like a common goal for ES
> the core language and for WebIDL's ES bindings, makes me want to give an
> exception to the "catchalls considered harmful for new interfaces"
> injunction. I agree that indexing into array-likes, with no liveness magic,
> seems containable and desirable. ES folks haven't nailed down ArrayLike yet
> (our fault) and we would benefit from collaboration with WebIDL folks here.
>
> So if you are doing more ArrayLike interfaces, let's keep talking. Don't let
> at least my catchalls-considered-harmful statements stop progress on
> ArrayLikes.

Sounds great!

I don't know of any new interfaces we're designing that are ArrayLike,
(unless you count the not-yet-finalized HTML5 and FileAPI specs). But
I'm sure more will arrive so support from ES would be great!

/ Jonas
Received on Friday, 25 September 2009 20:55:45 UTC

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