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Re: Getting rid of the separate concepts of setters and creators

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2015 19:48:22 +0100
Message-ID: <CADnb78hU9V8hQX2WOuyQotFi8+P+Q+k10ZKzJj2PRB99GR7RtA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>
On Tue, Feb 10, 2015 at 7:29 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> I'd like to propose that we get rid of the separate concepts of setters and
> creators.
> In practice, only the following interfaces have a named or indexed setter as
> far as I can tell: DOMStringMap, HTMLOptionsCollection, HTMLSelectElement,
> Storage.  For all of these, the setter is also a creator.
> Combining the concepts into the single concept of "setter" will make it
> simpler to actually specify the behavior for setting named properties, which
> is not web-compatible as currently specified.
> Any objections?

Seems fine to me. Note that there's also the proposal to label these
legacy* to encourage writing classes that don't require proxies.

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