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Re: [WebIDL] remove modules

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2011 14:46:28 +0200
Message-ID: <CAL1nonL_KGOLMjCEGBW4iVCQ4E8aktwJn9dvbwC4CpT_dfgPog@mail.gmail.com>
To: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Cc: ext Paddy Byers <paddy.byers@gmail.com>, public-webapps@w3.org, public-script-coord <public-script-coord@w3.org>
On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 2:41 PM, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com> wrote:
> Hi Paddy,
>
> If modules are removed from the Web IDL spec, what running code e.g.
> browsers, web/widget runtimes, IDEs, test cases, etc. will no longer comply
> with the spec (looking for real breakages here)?

I don't think any runtimes would break... probably just this would
need some changes:
http://widl.webvm.net/

(though it is unlikely that the widl processor conforms to whatever
the latest draft of WebIDL is)

> If WAC needs that type of functionality, could they define their own IDL
> extension?

That would probably be fine.


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Marcos Caceres
http://datadriven.com.au
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