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Re: [whatwg] WebIDL nested interfaces

From: Tobie Langel <tobie.langel@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2012 08:24:53 +0200
Message-ID: <-8435158336720098095@unknownmsgid>
To: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Cc: "whatwg@lists.whatwg.org" <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>, Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>, Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>, Ashley Gullen <ashley@scirra.com>
On Sep 11, 2012, at 7:09, Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au> wrote:

> Tobie Langel:
>> No. It sounds like I should be fast asleep instead of making a fool of
>> myself and wasting everybody's time.
>
> It is however the kind of thing that Tab wants to do for CSS (have a window.CSS object that is like a namespace object for some CSS interfaces -- the concept for which used to exist in Web IDL a while ago, but which I removed due to disuse).  So it might well make sense to add something to Web IDL to handle this again.

Agreed it's a terrible limitation of WebIDL if spec editors are
creating globals because the language misses something like
namespaces. One that should be fixed.

--tobie
Received on Tuesday, 11 September 2012 06:23:57 UTC

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