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Re: ACTION-88: Remove '?' characters from all dictionaries

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2013 09:47:43 -0800
Message-ID: <CABkgnnUZ9HThWyQRJKJhTTSTMbeMZDZ7VTotBwwymw3XScZz_A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Adam Bergkvist <adam.bergkvist@ericsson.com>
Cc: "public-webrtc@w3.org" <public-webrtc@w3.org>
On 21 November 2013 06:46, Adam Bergkvist <adam.bergkvist@ericsson.com> wrote:
> I suspect we have a bunch of unmotivated nullable dictionary members that
> should be removed. For example, nullable members in EventInit dictionaries
> where the corresponding attribute on the event is not nullable.
>
> But we also have numeric members like maxRetransmits where we want to
> represent a value that is not set.

Given that some language bindings can't distinguish between undefined
and null effectively, I don't think that this is a valid concern.  Rip
the lot of 'em.
Received on Thursday, 21 November 2013 17:48:12 UTC

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