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Re: [matrix][cssom-view] DOMPoint, DOMPointLiteral definitions

From: Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2013 13:32:41 -0700
Message-ID: <CAGN7qDAxU2rw5LN6THLR-fYzEz-7fycW25aa8DYFOSBGnRo1BQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, Dirk Schulze <dschulze@adobe.com>, Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>, Simon Fraser <smfr@me.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 12:06 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 11:44 AM, Rik Cabanier <cabanier@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 6:45 AM, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com> wrote:
> >> This was already discussed:
> >>
> >>
> http://www.w3.org/mid/CAAWBYDDF1fRrJj08AvFARfCstkQfgg=RH85n-UPh3ZZ_fjc2wA@mail.gmail.com
> >
> > Can we describe in IDL that the interface DOMPoint inherits from the
> > dictionary DOMPointLiteral?
> > It seems that there are some subtle differences between attributes and
> > dictionary member that is otherwise lost.
>
> There's no need to do any of this.  It's very simple and easy.  A
> DOMPoint satisfies the definition of a DOMPointLiteral - it's an
> object with the necessary named attributes.  As long as we're not
> trying to do anything fancy just with "real" DOMPoints (which we
> aren't, and shouldn't), then just having the methods take a
> DOMPointLiteral is all we need to do.
>

OK. As long as we remember that going forward, this should be fine.


>
> A dictionary isn't a real "thing".  It's just a description of a
> "shape" that objects have to have.
>
Received on Tuesday, 24 September 2013 20:33:09 UTC

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