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[Bug 20535] consider removing indexed property setters, creators and deleters

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Date: Thu, 03 Jan 2013 13:06:32 +0000
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Message-ID: <bug-20535-3890-BtwxJaRW76@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=20535

Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org> changed:

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--- Comment #7 from Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org> ---
(In reply to comment #2)
> HTMLOptionsCollection has an indexed setter/creator, and that's required for
> web compat.  I agree it's weird and bad design and generally crappy, but we
> can't get rid of it...
> 
> I'm not sure offhand whether anything needs deleters for backwards compat,
> but I doubt it.

We can't get rid of what's needed for compat, but if we agree that they're bad
design (which seems to be the case) we can rename them legacy* to flag the fact
that they shouldn't be used for new APIs.

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