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Re: "var" declarations shadowing properties from Window.prototype

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2012 16:18:50 -0400
Message-ID: <502D55AA.5000808@mit.edu>
To: Travis Leithead <travis.leithead@microsoft.com>
CC: Brendan Eich <brendan@mozilla.com>, Brandon Benvie <brandon@brandonbenvie.com>, "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>, "es-discuss@mozilla.org" <es-discuss@mozilla.org>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
On 8/16/12 1:24 PM, Travis Leithead wrote:
>>> Personally, I'd like to avoid making a change to IE in this regard if I can avoid
>> it.
>>
>> Are you planning to drop the prefixed name in IE?
>
> Eventually, yes. But I was referring to the way we build our type system which is a much more wide-spread and potentially disruptive change.

Sure.  It's just easier to argue for "no changes to the specs" if you're 
not planning on dropping the prefixed properties, since then the 
situation doesn't actually affect you to start with...  Given that you 
are, we still need a solution for when you do that.

-Boris
Received on Thursday, 16 August 2012 20:19:22 UTC

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