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[Bug 20407] allow attributes to have different types for their getter and setter

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Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2012 17:32:13 +0000
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Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> changed:

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--- Comment #7 from Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> ---
(In reply to comment #6)
> This would not be conversion, but creating new objects from the 
> data passed to setter.

I believe Anne means that a setFoo/getFoo pair, where setFoo accepts a wider
variety of things but getFoo returns a specific type, is already possible,
acceptable, and widely used.  Thus, why is it unacceptable to do the same with
an attribute?

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