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Re: Maybe we should think about Interface.isInterface functions again

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2013 17:38:35 -0700
Message-ID: <51F85C8B.7010705@mit.edu>
To: Allen Wirfs-Brock <allen@wirfs-brock.com>
CC: Domenic Denicola <domenic@domenicdenicola.com>, Travis Leithead <travis.leithead@microsoft.com>, "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>
On 7/30/13 4:38 PM, Allen Wirfs-Brock wrote:
> It would be really useful to see some more complete examples of where this is sort of dynamic discrimination is actually needed in application code.

Please feel free to ask Peter van der Zee (@kuvos) for whatever info you 
want here.

> and it isn't clear to me whether the use cases you see arise from poorly designed APIs or whether you think there are situations where it makes sense in a good design.

Note that we may want to cater to poor designs to the extent that they 
exist...

-Boris
Received on Wednesday, 31 July 2013 00:39:08 UTC

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