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Re: [WebIDL] Assigning to constants

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Sat, 14 Jun 2008 11:55:33 +1000
To: public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <20080614015533.GA6141@arc.mcc.id.au>

Simon Pieters:
> Ok, good that it is defined.
>
> But is there a good reason why it is this way rather than what I'd  
> expected (same as readonly attributes)? I think authors should be able to 
> rely on constants being, um, constant. No?

It would make sense that way, yes. :)  Since more browsers allowed
overwriting it, I specced it that way.  I have no idea if it is
necessary for web compatibility.  If Moz and Opera people are OK with it
being changed to being ReadOnly, I can do that.

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Cameron McCormack ≝ http://mcc.id.au/
Received on Saturday, 14 June 2008 01:56:18 GMT

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