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Re: an idea for replacing arguments.length

From: Brendan Eich <brendan@mozilla.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2013 08:24:02 -0800
Message-ID: <52825622.3090901@mozilla.com>
To: Allen Wirfs-Brock <allen@wirfs-brock.com>
CC: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>, es-discuss@mozilla.org
Allen Wirfs-Brock wrote:
> Also, I would outlaw (new) overloads like
>
> Document:
>   TouchList createTouchList(Touch... touches);
>   TouchList createTouchList(sequence<Touch>  touches);

Yeah, why are *new* (this is from Web Events, not legacy) APIs doing the 
crazy. Answer: because people imitate older crazy APIs, and WebIDL 
supports this.

/be
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