Re: [WebIDL] T[] migration

On 12/18/2015 06:20 PM, Domenic Denicola wrote:
> From: Simon Pieters []
>> Note that it requires liveness. Does that work for a frozen array?
> Frozen array instances are frozen and cannot change. However, you can have the property that returns them start returning a new frozen array. The spec needs to track when these new instances are created.
Changing the array object wouldn't be backwards compatible.
(The attribute used to be DOMStringList)

>> Maybe this particular API should be a method instead that returns a sequence<DOMString>?
Also not backwards compatible.

But I'd assume the first option (changing the array) would be less backwards incompatible, so I'd prefer that one.

> That does seem potentially better... Either could work, I think?

Received on Friday, 18 December 2015 17:05:00 UTC