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Re: Web IDL syntax

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 8 Aug 2009 00:52:23 +0000 (UTC)
To: Shiki Okasaka <shiki@google.com>, Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Cc: public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0908080052110.6420@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Thu, 23 Jul 2009, Shiki Okasaka wrote:
> >
> > I think the “Object”, “TRUE” and “FALSE” keywords should be made 
> > lowercase.
> 
> It seems the lower case "object"  has been used as an interface member 
> in HTMLAppletElement. Probably should we keep "Object" as it is? Both 
> "true" and "false" look fine with me.

On Thu, 23 Jul 2009, Cameron McCormack wrote:
> 
> I’ll think about it. :-)  HTMLAppletElement can always have
> 
>   readonly attribute DOMString _object;
> 
> to avoid conflicting with the reserved word.

It's many years too late for that.

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