[Bug 14878] Rename const to legacyconst


Brendan Eich <brendan@mozilla.org> changed:

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--- Comment #5 from Brendan Eich <brendan@mozilla.org> 2011-11-21 19:37:38 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #4)
> Const was a bad idea. Developers do not like bitmask APIs.


It's a bit extreme, since JS has |, &, and ^, and it's hard to beat those if
you have a small enough set (union, intersection, difference).

Is there a usability problem that JS developers don't face, that is inflicted
here by some combo of WebIDL and JS?


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Received on Monday, 21 November 2011 19:37:48 UTC