Re: [DOM4] Constructor for DOMException?

On Wed, 22 Feb 2012 00:00:24 +0100, Cameron McCormack <>  

> Marcos Caceres:
>> So… given that one can fake create a DOMException, and unless there
>> is a valid reason not to allow this that I don't know of…. It would
>> be nice if DOMException just defined a public constructor. This would
>> allow clean prototyping of various APIs in ECMAScript (and give us
>> poor saps who don't know C a chance to implement some Web APIs :) ).
> Web IDL already requires exception interface objects like DOMException  
> to be constructable, due to this:
> and them being Function objects.  The constructor should take a single  
> argument which is the message.

DOMExceptions have both a code and a message. Perhaps the constructor  
should be extended to include both.

Received on Wednesday, 22 February 2012 14:28:20 UTC