[Bug 26901] New: Stop using "octet"


            Bug ID: 26901
           Summary: Stop using "octet"
           Product: WebAppsWG
           Version: unspecified
          Hardware: PC
                OS: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: WebIDL
          Assignee: cam@mcc.id.au
          Reporter: annevk@annevk.nl
        QA Contact: public-webapps-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-script-coord@w3.org

People are justifying using "octet" as terminology because IDL has it.

Per https://encoding.spec.whatwg.org#byte we standardize on byte.


Perhaps avoid calling these bytes directly altogether, as we have ArrayBuffer
and friends for that. "short short" and "unsigned short short"?

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Received on Thursday, 25 September 2014 10:25:30 UTC