Re: [WebIDL] Assigning to constants

Simon Pieters:
> Ok, good that it is defined.
> But is there a good reason why it is this way rather than what I'd  
> expected (same as readonly attributes)? I think authors should be able to 
> rely on constants being, um, constant. No?

It would make sense that way, yes. :)  Since more browsers allowed
overwriting it, I specced it that way.  I have no idea if it is
necessary for web compatibility.  If Moz and Opera people are OK with it
being changed to being ReadOnly, I can do that.

Cameron McCormack ≝

Received on Saturday, 14 June 2008 01:56:18 UTC