i18n API implementation issues

Rick Waldron waldron.rick at gmail.com
Thu May 19 10:52:41 PDT 2011


With all due respect, as I'm quite new to the es-discuss list, but from a
developer's perspective this proposal seems more like a host object API than
a native object API.

I'm trying to broaden my understanding about the qualifications and life
cycle of a proposal

Thanks in advance!

Rick



On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 9:57 PM, Allen Wirfs-Brock <allen at wirfs-brock.com>wrote:

>
> On May 18, 2011, at 6:17 PM, Nebojša Ćirić wrote:
>
> > One more question wrt. private implementation.
> >
> > Is it enough if I name it say LocaleInfo.DateTimeFormat__ and not include
> it in the public API list in the proposal?
> >
>
> You can probably do anything you want in your prototype as long as it is
> clear what is implementation detail and what is public API.  Personally, I
> prefer to put marker characters such as  __ at the front to make them more
> obvious.  I think you could use any of the widely known techniques in your
> prototype and I don't think you will need to be particularly concerned about
> the costs.
>
> Allen
>
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