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Re: How to specify an object that can be mutable or immutable

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2013 07:58:21 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDDVJGeacEMCo_nxcb1WFj0qeg0kQ2fCLPzvSMO0HF0z-w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Cc: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>
[tangent!]

On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 6:46 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 9:30 AM, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com> wrote:
>> Ah, OK. It's not quite the same since they use [NoInterfaceObject] and
>> implements, whereas DOMRect and DOMRectReadOnly would presumably be normal
>> interfaces.
>
> Why are these prefixed with DOM?

They needed *some* common prefix to avoid clashing with userland code,
and DOM seemed to be a decent one that covered roughly what all they'd
be used for.

~TJ
Received on Wednesday, 25 September 2013 14:59:07 UTC

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