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Re: [webidl] definition of const string literal

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2009 16:20:28 +0200
To: "Max Froumentin" <maxfro@opera.com>
Cc: "WebApps WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.us1t4esk64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>
On Mon, 27 Apr 2009 15:56:42 +0200, Max Froumentin <maxfro@opera.com>  
wrote:
> The grammar in http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/WebIDL/ prevents  
> declarations such as:
>
> const DOMString foo = "bar";
>
> because the "ConstExp" rule [1] only allows a number, or "TRUE" or  
> "FALSE". Is it an omission?

What is the use case? Web APIs usually work with numbers (if they have  
constants at all).


> [1] http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/WebIDL/#prod-ConstExpr



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