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[Bug 14196] External interface violates member naming conventions

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Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2011 23:50:12 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14196

--- Comment #2 from Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com> 2011-10-19 23:50:12 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #1)
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> Status: Rejected
> Change Description: no spec change
> Rationale: AddSearchProvider() is a legacy interface. Within the interface,
> consistency amongst members seems more important than consistency with the rest
> of the platform.

I've closed this, but it would still be useful to add a comment/note in the
text indicating that the reason for the variance in naming is due to
considerations of backward compatibility with existing usage.

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