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Re: IDL: number types

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2013 10:53:10 -0400
Message-ID: <515064D6.8020207@mit.edu>
To: Sam Tobin-Hochstadt <samth@ccs.neu.edu>
CC: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>, Allen Wirfs-Brock <allen@wirfs-brock.com>, Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>, Yehuda Katz <wycats@gmail.com>, public-script-coord@w3.org
On 3/25/13 10:45 AM, Sam Tobin-Hochstadt wrote:
> By definition, objects that are implementable in JS (without using
> proxies) won't need to be exotic objects.

Very few DOM objects need proxies to implement, as far as I can tell. 
In Gecko's WebIDL implementation, only objects with named or indexed 
getters need proxy stuff.

Of course DOM objects do involve some internal per-object data that's 
not directly exposed to the web page.  But that's implementable in JS 
using closures or weakmaps (and in fact jQuery has similar internal 
data, as an example).

Received on Monday, 25 March 2013 14:53:45 UTC

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