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Re: Web IDL syntax

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2009 23:51:43 +0000 (UTC)
To: Robert Sayre <sayrer@gmail.com>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0906302350500.1053@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 30 Jun 2009, Robert Sayre wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 5:20 PM, Boris Zbarsky<bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> > Cameron McCormack wrote:
> >>
> >>  * Renamed DOMString to string:
> >>    http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/WebIDL/#idl-string
> 
> Yeah, I don't see much benefit to this.

I agree; I think this is just going to cause confusion. The specs for 
years have referred to DOMString throughout.

Personally if this stays I'll just put a typedef somewhere to define 
DOMString and not use the native "string" type directly.

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