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Re: ISSUE-44: XHR: Overloading in the IDL

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2006 05:08:49 +0000 (UTC)
To: Web APIs WG <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0603220507290.8001@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Sun, 19 Mar 2006, Web APIs Issue Tracker wrote:
> 
> The current draft does not say which "IDL" is used to define the XHR 
> interface, but as far as I can tell overloading is not allowed in OMG 
> IDL. We need to either explain this in the document or change the IDL 
> such that the conflicts are removed.

FWIW, the solution I used in the WHATWG drafts was to not use OMG IDL.

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