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RE: Web IDL syntax

From: Marcin Hanclik <Marcin.Hanclik@access-company.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2009 14:43:51 +0200
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
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Hi Cameron,

I will review your proposal in detail soon.

>>In general this seems fine to me. As long as you help reviewing specifications that use Web IDL :-)
+1
Please bear in mind that there are specs that rely on Web IDL.
E.g. BONDI (http://bondi.omtp.org/1.0/)
defines in Web IDL:
178 methods,
82 constants and
116 attributes
over 68 interfaces
as summarized here:
http://bondi01.obe.access-company.com/1_0_3309_41/stats.html


so stability of the Web IDL spec MAY be important.

Thanks.

Kind regards,
Marcin

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-----Original Message-----
From: public-webapps-request@w3.org [mailto:public-webapps-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Anne van Kesteren
Sent: Friday, June 19, 2009 10:51 AM
To: Cameron McCormack; public-webapps@w3.org
Subject: Re: Web IDL syntax

On Fri, 19 Jun 2009 06:54:45 +0200, Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au> wrote:
> So if we are happy to extend the IDL syntax, I think any extended
> attribute that is intended to have some effect across all language
> bindings should be moved to the syntax proper.  Following are my half
> baked proposals.  I haven’t them through much; comments very much
> welcome.

In general this seems fine to me. As long as you help reviewing specifications that use Web IDL :-)


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Anne van Kesteren
http://annevankesteren.nl/



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