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Re: Web IDL maplike: Allow spec prose to specify how key-type should be compared?

From: Mark S. Miller <erights@google.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Mar 2015 15:42:27 -0700
Message-ID: <CABHxS9j-qyM=hiJGuECiMTzrohDWEaqERDyD19Ab3PtodBfa5g@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, David Dorwin <ddorwin@google.com>, public-script-coord <public-script-coord@w3.org>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
>From discussion at <
https://readable-email.org/list/public-script-coord/topic/web-idl-maplike-allow-spec-prose-to-specify-how-key-type-should-be-compared
>

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. ^_^
>
> ~TJ
>



-- 
    Cheers,
    --MarkM
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