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Re: This objects for static methods

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2014 14:50:07 -0500
Message-ID: <54650B6F.2030707@mit.edu>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
CC: "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>
On 11/13/14, 2:44 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. wrote:
> Is this even something that needs to be specified?

Yes, it is.

> It falls out of the JS semantics

No, it does not.

Please look carefully at how Web IDL operations are currently defined 
and note that they do not pass through the "this" value to the 
underlying spec in the static case right now.

Sounds like we should change that, especially as we formalize this 
better per https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=27301

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