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Re: [DOMCore] Making event initializing easier

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2011 17:46:55 +0200
To: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: "Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>, "www-dom@w3.org" <www-dom@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.vxowshyo64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Sat, 25 Jun 2011 21:07:58 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> 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.

I guess this could work, but it seems kind of weird that readonly  
attributes are set this way. That is the reason I instead had them return  
internal concepts.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Sunday, 26 June 2011 15:47:40 UTC

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