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Re: Removing the "raises" IDL notations from the spec

From: olivier Thereaux <olivier.thereaux@bbc.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2012 17:06:18 +0100
Cc: <public-audio@w3.org>, Chris Rogers <crogers@google.com>
Message-Id: <3CF848A9-1B96-4483-89FA-8ECEBF500A6A@bbc.co.uk>
To: Ehsan Akhgari <ehsan.akhgari@gmail.com>
Hi Ehsan,

I think you should go ahead. 

At this point it doesn't look like the web audio API's exceptions are very useful/well defined anyway (See e.g. https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17325) and if indeed "raises" has been removed from webIDL, we should remove our instances of it.


On 16 Aug 2012, at 03:32, Ehsan Akhgari wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I have started to modify the IDL syntax used in the Web Audio spec to
> be Web IDL compatible.
> The existing spec uses the "raises" syntax to denote what types of
> exceptions a given method may throw in a lot of places.  The raises
> clause has been removed from Web IDL as of September last year, so I'm
> planning on removing that notation, but I'd like to check here first
> to make sure nobody objects to this change.  Please let me know if you
> have concerns about this.
> Cheers,
> --
> Ehsan
> <http://ehsanakhgari.org/>

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