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Re: Removing 'caller' from WebIDL

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2011 16:04:30 +0200
To: public-script-coord@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.v005dsdh64w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Tue, 30 Aug 2011 15:32:03 +0200, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> On 8/30/11 3:03 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> On Fri, 26 Aug 2011 06:08:59 +0200, Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
>> wrote:
>>> I'm open to removing "caller" from Web IDL if people think that's
>>> best, and I'd be happy to suggest wording to be added to the HTML spec
>>> to handle the cases that do need to remain.
>> I think we should keep it in IDL because it needs to be implemented
> Where does it need to be implemented other than document.all?
> If it only needs to be implemented in one place, why does it need to be  
> a general IDL-based mechanism?

I guess if that is the only place it can be in HTML directly. (I thought  
there was another, but I guess we removed that.) I like that you can see  
it directly from the IDL-snippet, but I don't feel too strongly.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 30 August 2011 14:05:10 UTC

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