Web IDL Garden Hose

Robin Berjon robin at berjon.com
Mon Sep 28 09:01:03 PDT 2009


On Sep 28, 2009, at 17:23 , Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Sep 2009 17:20:27 +0200, Mark S. Miller  
> <erights at google.com> wrote:
>> Good point. I was indeed thinking only of HTML5. Other things being  
>> equal, it would seem the best way for these other projects to avoid  
>> blocking on
>> WebIDL would be for them to rely only on the previous version of  
>> WebIDL. Of course, other things are never equal. Why do these other  
>> projects need a new version of WebIDL?
>
> There is no old version.

Right, this is v1. What previous W3C API specifications had relied on  
was either OMG IDL, or the common lore understanding that people were  
familiar with this way of expressing APIs, so they'd get it right.  
We're trying to do a bit better than that.

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Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/





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