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Re: ISSUE-70: what to do about window timers?

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Apr 2006 16:21:09 +0100
Message-ID: <001c01c658c4$93ac1340$6801a8c0@Snufkin>
To: "Web APIs WG" <public-webapi@w3.org>

"Brad Fults" <bfults@gmail.com>
On 4/4/06, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
>>
>> On Apr 4, 2006, at 10:50 PM, Brad Fults wrote:
>> I don't think the right way to make coding style suggestions is to
>> fail to specify things. To be interoperable with a considerable
>> amount of existing web content, UAs MUST implement the string
>> interface. Note that the ECMAScript spec includes eval(), even though
>> many contributors to the specification dislike it.
>
>The fact that eval() is in ES doesn't change anything -- eval() has a
>valid use case. Using an eval-driven method for code to execute with a
>timer, however, doesn't. 

It does in ES Edition 1.

Jim.
Received on Wednesday, 5 April 2006 15:22:27 GMT

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