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Re: [FileAPI] Why is FileList a sequence?

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Mar 2011 08:40:21 +0100
To: "Cameron McCormack" <cam@mcc.id.au>
Cc: "Simon Pieters" <simonp@opera.com>, "Arun Ranganathan" <arun@mozilla.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.vr399jsx64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Wed, 09 Mar 2011 22:10:00 +0100, Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>  
> Anne van Kesteren:
>> I think the construct of a parametrized type makes a lot of sense.
>> But it should work like the types we have to date, so that NodeList,
>> StyleSheetList, CSSRuleList, etc. can actually be defined (and
>> implemented) as one. Introducing a completely new type with different
>> behavior is not worth it.
> It might be worth introducing parameterized interface types in Web IDL
> in the future, but given the number of edits that need doing and
> outstanding issues to resolve, and the desire to get it stable quickly,
> it sounds like a V2 feature.

Lets at least remove sequence<T> from the draft then.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 10 March 2011 08:13:37 UTC

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