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Re: [WebIDL] introduce term "code unit"

From: Allen Wirfs-Brock <allen@wirfs-brock.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2011 08:48:55 -0700
Cc: "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>
Message-Id: <B4EC9D72-CCB6-432C-83C2-153B220B6EF9@wirfs-brock.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>

On Jul 14, 2011, at 3:51 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> "16 bit unsigned integer code units" is a bit unwieldy. Can you introduce a shorter term for this? "code unit" works for me. (This would be useful for e.g. the CharacterData manipulation methods DOM Core has.)
> 

"code unit" is the term used throughout the ECMAScript 5 spec. after its first definition as "16-bit unsigned value" ("integer" is implicit in the definition).

Allen
Received on Thursday, 14 July 2011 15:49:38 UTC

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