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Re: [DOMCore] Making event initializing easier

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2011 19:07:58 +0000 (UTC)
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
cc: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, "www-dom@w3.org" <www-dom@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1106251857480.20871@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Sat, 25 Jun 2011, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> How would you define 
> http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/progress/#interface-progressevent in a 
> more simple manner? Defining the mapping for the dictionary is rather 
> trivial, but I agree that if we can make it more trivial or unnecessary 
> even, that would be nice.

"The lengthComputable attribute must return the value it was initalised 
to. Its default value is false."

Then in the definition of the constructor: "Initialise all attributes to 
their default values. For each attribute with name /foo/ in the 
dictionary, initialise the attribute on the event with the same name /foo/ 
to the value of the attribute on the dictionary."

With a bit more massaging to use the right terms and so on, but that's the 
basic idea.

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