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Re: Web IDL syntax

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2009 12:16:00 +0200
To: "Cameron McCormack" <cam@mcc.id.au>, public-webapps@w3.org, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, "Shiki Okasaka" <shiki@google.com>
Message-ID: <op.uw5n4yxjidj3kv@simon-pieterss-macbook.local>
On Tue, 30 Jun 2009 09:07:22 +0200, Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>  

> Cameron McCormack:
>> Following are my half baked proposals.
> I’ve now baked all of these proposals into the spec, except for the one
> about allowing multiple module levels with a module declaration (i.e.,
> ‘module a::b::c’).
>   * Made ‘in’ optional
>     http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/WebIDL/#idl-operations

Having it optional will likely lead to inconsistently written IDLs, which  
can be confusing. I think it would be better to either require it (as  
legacy cruft, basically) or remove it altogether (the relevant IDLs will  
need to be rewritten anyway for the other changes).

Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Thursday, 16 July 2009 10:17:03 UTC

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