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Re: Should ByteString be a serializable type?

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2014 13:26:47 -0800
Message-ID: <52E6CF17.6000205@mcc.id.au>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
CC: Norbert Lindenberg <ecmascript@lindenbergsoftware.com>, "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>
Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> To be fair, XMLHttpRequest's definition predates the existence of
> serializable bits in WebIDL. I agree that it probably _shouldn't_ be
> serializable (though likely is in WebKit/Blink because of how they
> implement attributes), so the issue is somewhat unimportant at the
> moment, but figured I would check in case someone defines an interface
> which uses ByteString but does want to be serializable (e.g. an object
> representing a subset of HTTP response headers or something).

It's simple to add support for ByteString to be serializable to the 
spec, so I've just done that.

Received on Monday, 27 January 2014 21:27:35 UTC

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