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Re: ISSUE-72: should XMLHttpRequest be an EventTarget?

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Sun, 09 Apr 2006 19:10:31 -0700
Message-ID: <4439BE97.8010307@sicking.cc>
To: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Cc: Web APIs WG <public-webapi@w3.org>

>> Have you considered having two different IDLs?
>>
>> Each language should have the API that makes the most sense for that
>> language. If that means accepting Function objects in JS and delegates in
>> C# and interfaces in Java, then so be it. We don't have to artificially
>> limit what the spec says just because we insist on using an inexpressive
>> formal language.
> 
> I agree with this completely, there's no reason other than less work and 
> less chance of an error to just have one, given that people have 
> problems with the expressability of one, have 7!

Sounds good to me.

/ Jonas
Received on Monday, 10 April 2006 02:12:20 GMT

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