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Re: Removing 'caller' from WebIDL

From: Brendan Eich <brendan@mozilla.org>
Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2011 18:00:14 -0700
Cc: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, public-script-coord@w3.org
Message-Id: <355A1CF4-F42E-4CBF-A7F2-DA1D174A1DB4@mozilla.org>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
On Aug 25, 2011, at 5:53 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:

> 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.

Or non-implementation, in Gecko. So what's the point?

/be
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