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Re: Prototype chain for objects that implement multiple interfaces

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2007 05:52:51 +0000 (UTC)
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: public-webapi@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0706060552020.4344@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Wed, 6 Jun 2007, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> 
> To be honest, do we really think that specifying the exact prototype 
> chain is desirable?  How likely are UAs to rework the mappings between 
> their native code and ECMAScript to follow said spec?

Safari has had to implement this stuff in a Mozilla-compatible way for 
compatibility with Web content, as I understand it. So the sooner we 
define how this is to work, the sooner we can get wider consistency and 
less browser differences that affect authors.

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