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RE: Allowing IDL attributes to have different types for the getter and setter

From: Domenic Denicola <domenic@domenicdenicola.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2013 02:20:32 +0000
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
CC: "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>
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From: Boris Zbarsky [mailto:bzbarsky@MIT.EDU]

> On 4/17/13 9:58 PM, Domenic Denicola wrote:
> > That sounds like a bizarre API to me. Access or properties should, as much as possible, behave just like normal data properties.
> OK.  What would you like to see for the specific API under discussion here?

Assuming I'm understanding the background reading correctly,

    myFileInput.files = new FileList([aFile]);
    myFileInput.files = new FileList([bFile, cFile]);

seems like the way to go. As long as, generally,

    var x = someThingOfTheCorrectType;
    y.z = x;
    assert(y.z === x);

passes, then we're in good shape.
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