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Re: WebIDL

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Sat, 26 Sep 2009 15:31:55 +1000
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: Yehuda Katz <wycats@gmail.com>, public-webapps@w3.org, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, es-discuss <es-discuss@mozilla.org>
Message-ID: <20090926053155.GB26517@wok.mcc.id.au>
Boris Zbarsky:
> This I'd like to second.  I spent a day or so last week tracing
> through the overload resolution stuff and the general "what happens
> when someone tries to call a method" flow, and it's very difficult
> to follow: lots of jumping back and forth required, for example.

I agree that the overload resolution stuff is too convoluted and could
do with some rewriting to be clearer.

> I wonder how much is inherent to the complexity of the issue and how
> much is just the presentation...

Perhaps a bit of both.

Cameron McCormack ≝ http://mcc.id.au/
Received on Saturday, 26 September 2009 05:32:38 UTC

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