Re: Numeric constants vs enumerated strings

Le mercredi 15 février 2012 à 15:08 +0100, Anne van Kesteren a écrit :
> On Wed, 15 Feb 2012 14:57:00 +0100, Harald Alvestrand  
> <> wrote:
> > *This is a call for help from the WEBRTC working group.
> > We are defining a new API
> > ( <about:blank>which
> > has a number of cases where it needs to use arguments, or expose state
> > variables, that can take only a limited set of values.
> Unless there are strong ties to certain legacy APIs I would suggest using  
> strings. They are easier for developers to author, easier for developers  
> to maintain, easier in the future to extend, and have practically no  
> drawbacks.

There are strong ties, in the sense that the said API would be exposing
a readyState property (similar to XMLHttpRequest, HTMLMedia, etc).


Received on Wednesday, 15 February 2012 15:15:28 UTC