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[Bug 16074] Define |[TreatNonCallableAsNull] Function?| as a builtin

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Date: Mon, 05 Mar 2012 18:03:30 +0000
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--- Comment #9 from Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com> 2012-03-05 18:03:30 UTC ---
My objection is that recommending avoiding the use of [TreatNonCallableAsNull]
makes event handlers in new specs behave in a way that is different from other
specs (e.g., HTML5's on*). This is confusing in that it means some event
handlers behave one way, and other (new ones) in another way... I am not the
best to judge, but I kinda like the behavior of [TreatNonCallableAsNull]. 

Having said that, I would be strongly in favor of having a general mechanism
for defining "event handler IDL attributes".

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