Re: ECMA TC 39 / W3C HTML and WebApps WG coordination

On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 1:18 PM, Brendan Eich <> wrote:
> The struggle to formalize ArrayLike, which seems like a common goal for ES
> the core language and for WebIDL's ES bindings, makes me want to give an
> exception to the "catchalls considered harmful for new interfaces"
> injunction. I agree that indexing into array-likes, with no liveness magic,
> seems containable and desirable. ES folks haven't nailed down ArrayLike yet
> (our fault) and we would benefit from collaboration with WebIDL folks here.
> So if you are doing more ArrayLike interfaces, let's keep talking. Don't let
> at least my catchalls-considered-harmful statements stop progress on
> ArrayLikes.

Sounds great!

I don't know of any new interfaces we're designing that are ArrayLike,
(unless you count the not-yet-finalized HTML5 and FileAPI specs). But
I'm sure more will arrive so support from ES would be great!

/ Jonas

Received on Friday, 25 September 2009 20:55:45 UTC