Re: [WebIDL] Would it make sense to add annotations for "creates a new object each time" and "always returns the same object"?

On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 8:08 PM, Boris Zbarsky <> wrote:

> On 10/22/12 9:24 PM, Ojan Vafai wrote:
>> Obviously, there's nothing we can do about legacy APIs, so it might
>> still make sense to add the annotation even if we decide that methods
>> should always return a new object.
> Having methods always return a new object is silly, imo.  Consider a
> method like getElementById.  How would it make any sense for it to always
> return a new object?

Good point. That would be silly.

Received on Tuesday, 23 October 2012 05:34:09 UTC