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Re: Web IDL syntax

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Sat, 8 Aug 2009 12:46:11 +1000
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Shiki Okasaka <shiki@google.com>, public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <20090808024611.GB14918@wok.mcc.id.au>
Maciej Stachowiak:
> Wouldn't that get in the way of the possibility of underscores in
> identifiers in the future?

The underscore-escaping is a feature from OMG IDL.  I don’t know if
it’s worth changing to a different character like a backslash.  If you
want an identifier to actually begin with an underscore, you use two.

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Cameron McCormack ≝ http://mcc.id.au/
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