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Re: Removing 'caller' from WebIDL

From: Brendan Eich <brendan@mozilla.org>
Date: Thu, 1 Sep 2011 09:50:32 -0700
Cc: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>, public-script-coord@w3.org, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Oliver Hunt <oliver@apple.com>
Message-Id: <3951AD7D-572E-4FB3-9365-D71EC7C5393C@mozilla.org>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
On Sep 1, 2011, at 12:49 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> On Thu, 01 Sep 2011 08:11:09 +0200, Brendan Eich <brendan@mozilla.org> wrote:
>> What can be done to remove the caller uses other than document.all from HTML's spec?
> 
> The simplest approach is having nobody implement it / remove support for it. The specification is there to reflect reality and vice versa.

Will Opera remove caller from its collections other than document.all?

If I recall correctly, Oliver has been in on the discussions about deprecating caller in the past. Cc'ing him to check on odds of WebKit removing caller from the non-.all collections.

/be
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