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Re: Window object, very rough cut of proposed content for first version of spec

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Feb 2006 11:51:25 +0100
To: "public-webapi@w3.org" <public-webapi@w3.org>
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On Tue, 14 Feb 2006 11:48:31 +0100, Mark Birbeck <mark.birbeck@x-port.net>  
> Why a 'window' object? Many of these features are independent of a  
> 'window',
> and would be better placed on another object...perhaps an application
> object, or something. Also, many classes of applications that could use a
> DOM and the features mentioned here, don't need a 'window'.

Because our charter was designed with compat in mind.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 14 February 2006 10:51:43 UTC

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