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Re: [WebIDL] Exceptions

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 8 Jul 2011 23:22:13 +0000 (UTC)
To: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
cc: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
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On Fri, 8 Jul 2011, Robin Berjon wrote:
> On Jul 8, 2011, at 21:56 , Ian Hickson wrote:
> > On Fri, 8 Jul 2011, Robin Berjon wrote:
> >> 
> >> Obviously we should coordinate, but coordination is time-consuming.
> > 
> > Coordinating exceptions codes is just a matter of checking a wiki 
> > page. It's hardly time-consuming.
> 
> It only takes one person to forget to screw things up. And screw up we 
> have. If there were a technical advantage to codes I might be receptive 
> to your arguments, but there isn't. We can make everything both 
> consistent and more usable with names. 
> http://berjon.com/blog/2011/06/numerical-constants-must-die.html

I'm not arguing for codes. We'll need coordination with names too.

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