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Re: [WebIDL] Exceptions

From: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Jul 2011 17:09:36 -0400
Message-ID: <CAKA+AxmYujvy4KOD8kd7pDOPtgGhiqpwmJLz7ft6isoqf3uEFg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Fri, Jul 8, 2011 at 3:56 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> If the proposal is to make all exceptions have a "name" property (or
> whatever we call it) whether in ES, in DOM, or anywhere else, and to have
> everyone pick consistent exception names, then I'm fine with that. If we
> do do that then I'd still say we should just have one exception interface
> object, or at least no more objects than we have today, purely because
> there would be no advantage to having more in such a situation.

I think this is the proposal as it stands, yes.  I don't *think*
anyone participating in this discussion supports adding new interfaces
for every exception type at this point.

> Exactly. This is the kind of problem that occurs if we can avoid
> coordination. We shouldn't avoid coordination.
>
> Authors don't care that there's six working groups or twelve. They just
> have one platform they're authoring to. We need to act like one.

Agreed.
Received on Friday, 8 July 2011 21:10:26 GMT

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