Web IDL Garden Hose (was: ECMA TC 39 / W3C HTML and WebApps WG coordination)

Cameron McCormack cam at mcc.id.au
Sat Sep 26 15:58:44 PDT 2009


Cameron McCormack:
> > Indeed, much of the custom [[Get]] etc. functionality can be turned into
> > ES5 meta-object stuff.  A pertinent question is then: should we change
> > Web IDL to specify an ES5 binding (and not ES3) at this point, given
> > that specs depending on it want to advance along the Rec track?

Mark S. Miller:
> Since ES5 will be officially done well ahead of HTML5, I don't see why
> not. But I do not know what your "Rec track" constraints imply.

For example, Selectors API is at Last Call and will soon be in Candidate
Recommendation.  I don’t think it can progress further than that until
its dependencies move forward.

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