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Re: Adoption of the Typed Array Specification

From: Chris Marrin <cmarrin@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 14 May 2010 07:17:52 -0700
Cc: arun@mozilla.com, public-script-coord@w3.org, es-discuss@mozilla.org
Message-id: <43168D93-CD47-4D12-9B09-657A546E0B46@apple.com>
To: Erik Arvidsson <erik.arvidsson@gmail.com>

On May 13, 2010, at 4:57 PM, Erik Arvidsson wrote:

> I'm surprised no one has said this yet but here goes:
> 
> ArrayBuffer needs to extend Array. In other words instances of
> ArrayBuffer needs to also be instances of Array

I don't believe ArrayBuffer behaves like a superset of Array at all. It is intended to be an opaque type whose data is not accessible except via "views" into a range of the buffer (possibly the entire buffer).

But I can understand your concern about the naming, which can of course be changed.
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