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Re: [geometry] DOMRectList with legacy

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2014 01:05:05 -0400
Message-ID: <53C8AB01.9050305@mit.edu>
To: Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>
CC: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>, Domenic Denicola <domenic@domenicdenicola.com>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>, "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>, FX <public-fx@w3.org>
On 7/17/14, 5:37 PM, Dirk Schulze wrote:
> With the current limitations of WebIDL, does it mean you prefer using [ArrayClass]? (Instead of subclassing Array?).

For green-field things, I would prefer just using an Array for now, then 
doing subclassing once it's implemented.

For legacy stuff, subclassing Array is not an option thus far, because 
none of the JS engines support subclassing yet.  This has nothing to do 
with WebIDL limitations; it's a V8/SpiderMonkey/Chakra/JSC limitation.

> Does that work together with [NoInterfaceObject]

You mean [ArrayClass]?  Yes, it does.

> and would you even consider it?

Consider [NoInterfaceObject], you mean?  I could probably live with 
that, yes.

Received on Friday, 18 July 2014 05:08:37 UTC

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