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[Bug 10623] Simplify Web IDL exceptions

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Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2011 13:39:00 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=10623

--- Comment #7 from Anne <annevk@opera.com> 2011-06-24 13:38:58 UTC ---
So how exactly would we change DOMException to use this new model and what
would happen to .code checking? (As that is definitely out there.)

I guess I do not really see the problem with minting new constants when needed
and adding them to DOMException and just have .name as a convenient checking
method. Before having e.name == "SYNTAX_ERR" (where e is a DOMException as it
is today) was not deemed problematic, why is it now?

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