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Re: Grammar for extended attributes & typedef

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 10:43:34 +1100
Message-ID: <4EE7E326.9040007@mcc.id.au>
To: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
CC: public-script-coord <public-script-coord@w3.org>
On 14/12/11 1:30 AM, Dominique Hazael-Massieux wrote:
> I've noted that support for extended attributes to typedef definitions
> has been added to the Web IDL editors draft.
>
> But the current grammar allows for extended attributes to appear both
> before and after the typedef keyword — is there really a need for
> extended attributes before Typedef statements?

There are no extended attributes defined in the spec that apply to 
typedefs themselves, but I want to allow them at that point in the 
grammar so that people can write their own (private) extended attributes 
and keep their IDL fragments valid.
Received on Tuesday, 13 December 2011 23:44:15 UTC

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