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Re: Notes from our WebIDL + ES5 phone chat today...

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2009 22:03:26 -0700
To: Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com>
Cc: Travis Leithead <travil@microsoft.com>, Allen Wirfs-Brock <Allen.Wirfs-Brock@microsoft.com>, "Mark S. Miller" <erights@google.com>, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20091008050326.GB12717@wok.mcc.id.au>
Cameron McCormack:
> > Being able to do
> >
> >  EventTarget.prototype.addEventListener = …
> >
> > instead of doing it on every mixin prototype object, which is how it
> > would need to be done as currently specified.
> >

Garrett Smith:
> I see. Why is that a problem?

It’s a problem because you might not know all of the places this mixin
has been mixed in, and even if you do, it seems like more work than
should be necessary.

Here is an instance of this being reported as a bug, btw:

  https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=390411

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Cameron McCormack ≝ http://mcc.id.au/
Received on Thursday, 8 October 2009 05:04:04 UTC

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