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Re: DOM collections index out of bounds and JavaScript.

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2010 13:33:00 +0200
To: "Garrett Smith" <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com>, "Erik Arvidsson" <arv@chromium.org>
Cc: "Cameron McCormack" <cam@mcc.id.au>, public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.vk6k1anb64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Tue, 19 Oct 2010 19:06:15 +0200, Erik Arvidsson <arv@chromium.org>  
wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 09:50, Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com>  
> wrote:
>> Changing the wording for each collection would be painfully
>> repetitious, involving a spec author for each spec. There is not any
>> super interface collection defined that also defines `item`,
>> callability, property access, etc. though if there were then all
>> collection type objects inherit from that and would avoid shotgun
>> surgery. That would seem to be something for DOM 4 core, if such a
>> thing is to be written.
>
> WebIDL has a section for sequence but it is not fleshed out yet.

Yeah, it would be nice if sequence mapped to that so that NodeList could  
be defined as a sequence instead, same for StyleSheetList, etc. And then  
Web IDL would take care of all the details rather than each specification.


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Anne van Kesteren
http://annevankesteren.nl/
Received on Tuesday, 26 October 2010 11:34:17 GMT

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