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Re: Support properties on interfaces

From: Ray Whitmer <RayDWhitmer@aol.com>
Date: Tue, 01 Jul 2003 08:02:06 -0600
Message-ID: <3F01945E.3080801@aol.com>
To: raydwhitmer@aol.com
CC: Keizi@mail.co.kr, www-dom@w3.org

raydwhitmer@aol.com wrote:

>Keizi@mail.co.kr wrote:
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>>http://www.w3.org/TR/DOM-Level-2-Core/glossary.html#dt-interface
>>define the term 'interface' as a set of methods.
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>>But IDLs of DOM declare properties as well as methods.
>>How to implement such properties on interfaces?
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>>What is standard de facto for implementation of that?
>>As Java does, ::getXXX() and ::setXXX() is the answer?
>>Or nothing special but up to each implementators?
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>>Best regard,
>>kz.
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>It is generally up to the binding creator, not the implementor, to
>follow the rules of the binding when doing this sort of thing.
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I meant it is up to the binding creator to establish the rules of the 
binding appropriate to the environment.  He cannot follow what he is 
creating.

>In the case of Java, this means using a getter and setter.
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>In the case of ECMAScript, this typically is exposed as a real attribute.
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>When creating other bindings, the creator should use whatever is natural
>for the binding.
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>Ray
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