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Re: Removing 'caller' from WebIDL

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2011 00:53:54 +0000 (UTC)
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
cc: public-script-coord@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1108260053000.9082@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Thu, 25 Aug 2011, Jonas Sicking wrote:
> 
> I think we should remove this from WebIDL as to prevent the pattern from 
> spreading any further. Apparently the DAP contacts API has started using 
> it, as has the microdata DOM API. So it appears that putting it in 
> WebIDL has made it easier for the pattern to spread.

It's only used in the microdata API insofar as it is used on all 
collections in the HTML spec for consistency and ease of implementation.

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