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Re: [WebIDL] prototype chains, multiple inheritance, mixin interfaces

From: Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi>
Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2010 12:48:27 +0200
Message-ID: <4CE7A77B.6050401@helsinki.fi>
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
CC: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, public-script-coord@w3.org
On 11/20/2010 12:32 PM, Jonas Sicking wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 7:09 PM, Boris Zbarsky<bzbarsky@mit.edu>  wrote:
>> On 11/19/10 4:39 PM, Cameron McCormack wrote:
>>>
>>> One issue I thought of since then is what to do if mixin interfaces want
>>> to define constants, and they want them to appear on an interface object
>>> with the abstract interface’s name?  This comes up in SVG, for example:
>>
>> A related issue.  What happens if a single mixin interface wants to mix in
>> into multiple concrete interfaces?  Think nsIDOMEventTarget, unless some
>> interface inheritance chains get changed.
>
> Node implements EventTarget;
> Window implements EventTarget;
> Worker implements EventTarget;
> etc..
>
> / Jonas
>
>

I hope the interface inheritance does get changed.
interface Node: EventTarget { ... }

-Olli
Received on Saturday, 20 November 2010 10:49:04 UTC

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