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Re: Creating entangled objects

From: Alex Russell <slightlyoff@google.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2015 15:28:24 -0700
Message-ID: <CANr5HFUsTwk432n603s57jEnFP7shyUqWEEBYOH+Rb=7uOVVMg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Mark S. Miller" <erights@google.com>
Cc: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, David Dorwin <ddorwin@google.com>, public-script-coord <public-script-coord@w3.org>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Where's the context link for this?

On Mon, Mar 9, 2015 at 3:15 PM, Mark S. Miller <erights@google.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 9, 2015 at 2:40 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> On Mon, Mar 9, 2015 at 2:37 PM, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
>> > On Mon, Mar 9, 2015 at 1:10 PM, Mark S. Miller <erights@google.com>
>> wrote:
>> >> I can see why it may need a prototype. But why does it need a
>> constructor?
>> >
>> > From what I'm told, in order to explain how the object was created.
>> > I.e. to avoid building "magic" into the API.
>> >
>> > But maybe there are other ways to do that?
>>
>> This is a cool discussion, but it's also a complete tangent from the
>> original thread. ^_^
>>
>
> Hi Tab, Good point. Changing title to start new thread.
>
> Hi Jonas, I don't understand. If the two objects are entangled, having one
> call that creates both seems like a better explanation than pretending to
> have two constructors. That the two objects have different APIs and methods
> are adequately explained by different prototypes.
>
>
>
> --
>     Cheers,
>     --MarkM
>
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