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Re: [Bindings] [[Delete]], hidden operations, missing arguments

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2009 17:17:31 +1000
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <20090619071731.GG32149@arc.mcc.id.au>
This mail slipped my attention.  Probably you know that these features
were added, but for completeness:

Ian Hickson:
> It would be useful to be able to specify a method to implement [[Delete]] 
> on an interface.

You have [NameDeleter] and [IndexDeleter].

> It would be useful to be able to define a method that isn't visible to JS, 
> in particular for implementing [NameGetter], [Delete], etc..

Those extended attributes can be placed on the interface.

> It would be nice for the spec to explicitly say how to handle argument 
> calls that have not enough arguments, both for normal methods and for 
> overloaded methods. (The right answer probably being whatever IE does.)

Currently it’s defined to throw a TypeError.  I have a feeling something
else is required, but it’s been a while since I’ve tested it.  I’ll add
a note to check this.

> And finally, please rename the spec Web IDL. :-)

That was done a while ago.



Cameron McCormack ≝ http://mcc.id.au/
Received on Friday, 19 June 2009 07:18:08 UTC

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