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Re: an idea for replacing arguments.length

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2013 19:02:54 -0500
Message-ID: <5282C1AE.1080307@mit.edu>
To: Brendan Eich <brendan@mozilla.com>
CC: Allen Wirfs-Brock <allen@wirfs-brock.com>, "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>, es-discuss@mozilla.org
On 11/12/13 12:21 PM, Brendan Eich wrote:
> Oh, ok -- new-ish legacy. This makes the case for stronger normative
> specs against such overloading, starting with WebIDL.

Again, WebIDL disallowing this would not have helped; the real issue was 
a semantic problem.

I'm all for simplifying the overloading that WebIDL supports, but it 
wouldn't have affected this case.

-Boris
Received on Wednesday, 13 November 2013 00:03:27 UTC

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