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Re: ISSUE-73: Are we going to support non-ECMAScript languages?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 6 Apr 2006 22:19:17 +0000 (UTC)
To: Web APIs WG <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0604062218340.21459@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Thu, 6 Apr 2006, Web APIs Issue Tracker wrote:
> 
> ISSUE-73: Are we going to support non-ECMAScript languages?
> 
> Are we? If so, the main problem, besides ISSUE-72, is how to create an 
> instance of the object. From what I recall from the discussions we have 
> several options:
> 
> (a) Leave it up to the language
> (b) Create a method on some object (like Window or Document) that returns an
>     the object.
> (c) Do it through DOMImplementation
> 
> Given that (c) seems to be the most "correct" solution I favor that one.

If you do either (b) or (c), please make it specific to that language 
binding and no _not_ permit a JS implementation to expose that API.

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