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Re: [WebIDL] How to expose typedefs in ecmascript

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Fri, 4 Feb 2011 09:02:11 +1300
To: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Cc: "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20110203200210.GB21094@wok.mcc.id.au>
Hi Simon.

Simon Pieters:
> As far as I can tell WebIDL does not say anything about how typedefs
> are represented in the ecmascript binding. It would be helpful with
> a section discussing typedefs in the ecmascript binding section. In
> particular, I'd like to know if the typdef's identifier should be
> exposed as a property on the global object or not.

No, typedefs are not exposed as a property on the global object.  The
intention is that typedefs never influence the language binding.  They
are used purely as a convenience mechanism at the IDL level.  I will add
some wording in 3.5 Typedefs explaning this.

http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=11974

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