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Re: How to correctly spec sequences requiring an iterable

From: Rick Waldron <waldron.rick@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2013 14:25:37 -0500
Message-ID: <CAHfnhfqAw7D5Uj4pYn9-b94v3+OcvSQ_XnEm70G0mL7Ve108+w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brendan Eich <brendan@secure.meer.net>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>
On Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 1:06 PM, Brendan Eich <brendan@secure.meer.net>wrote:

> Boris Zbarsky wrote:
>
>> On 11/15/13 2:02 PM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
>>
>>> Now either jQuery is full of bad API design here, or people actually
>>> want APIs like this in some cases...
>>>
>>
>> This thread died after I sent that, apparently.
>>
>
> Threadkiiller! :-P
>
> I heard crickets because people don't like saying it, but there are bad
> API design patterns in jQuery. I know jQuery folks who agree, and who have
> moved to clean up APIs in need of revision, with compatibility shimming.


Just to confirm, this is all fact. I am one of the maintainers that you
describe here.

Rick
Received on Monday, 18 November 2013 19:26:26 UTC

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