[whatwg] Cryptographically strong random numbers

Brendan Eich brendan at mozilla.com
Mon Feb 14 16:52:24 PST 2011


On Feb 14, 2011, at 4:47 PM, Brendan Eich wrote:

> The IDL's use of an array inout parameter

Er, in parameter, of course -- but with an in ArrayBufferView parameter (a reference to a mutable object), there's an "out" channel too, via effects on the viewed data in the buffer. Which is why I wrote "inout" :-/.

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> also supports efficient bindings for languages with stack allocation, which is a non-trivial win in C and C++ not only compared to malloc performance-wise, but also for automated cleanup (vs. intrinsic cost of free, plus on some OSes, "which free do I call"?).
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