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Re: About window.performance namespace

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Dec 2010 12:11:55 +0100
To: "Zhiheng Wang" <zhihengw@google.com>, "Paul Irish" <paul.irish@gmail.com>
Cc: public-web-perf <public-web-perf@w3.org>, "Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>, Sigbjørn Vik <sigbjorn@opera.com>, "Simon Pieters" <simonp@opera.com>
Message-ID: <op.vn0ep5i964w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Mon, 20 Dec 2010 05:41:23 +0100, Paul Irish <paul.irish@gmail.com>  
wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 15, 2010 at 9:57 PM, Zhiheng Wang <zhihengw@google.com>  
> wrote:
>>      * window.performance will be replaceable
>>      * window.performance.timing and window.performance.navigation will  
>> be
>> kept read-only.
>>
>
> As a web developer, this approach seems very unnecessary to me. Are there
> other properties that retain this sort of special handling? Wherein they  
> are meant as readonly but are mutable for compatibility reasons?

Most attributes on the global object are this way. This is actually  
nothing special. (I still think this should be on window.console, but I  
guess that boat has sailed.)


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