[whatwg] Unifying DOMTokenList with DOM 3 Core's DOMStringList?

On Mon, 15 Jun 2009, Adam Roben wrote:
> DOM 3 Core defines the DOMStringList interface [1], which has some 
> similarities to HTML 5's DOMTokenList interface. In fact, DOMStringList 
> basically provides a subset of DOMTokenList's functionality. But there 
> is a mismatch in the names of the DOMTokenList.has and 
> DOMTokenList.contains methods (which seem to have the same purpose).
> I think DOMTokenList.has should be renamed to DOMTokenList.contains, to 
> match DOMStringList.


> Perhaps some relationship between these two interfaces should be defined 
> as well (though that would obviously introduce a dependency on DOM 3 
> Core).

It didn't seem especially useful to make one inherit from the other, so I 
haven't done that. Not sure what other relationship would help.

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Received on Monday, 15 June 2009 12:26:25 UTC