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Re: whether [Callback=FunctionOnly] should be the default

From: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2011 10:43:19 +0200
Cc: public-script-coord@w3.org
Message-Id: <C2F7AE2F-8698-4042-8EA6-B71C9BA0660A@berjon.com>
To: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
On Jun 27, 2011, at 05:06 , Cameron McCormack wrote:
> Although I thought [Callback=FunctionOnly] would only be used for cases
> where compatibility required the different handling from the default,
> some spec authors seem to have taken a liking to it.

I'm pretty sure that there's an awful lot of cut and paste going on, I wouldn't necessarily read all that much into it. It takes way too much IDL to specify a callback, and most of what's required is boilerplate. People just copy from other specs and it takes a while before someone notices this. We should probably try to make editors more aware of this.

Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/ - @robinberjon
Received on Monday, 27 June 2011 08:44:01 UTC

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