"var" declarations shadowing properties from Window.prototype

Boris Zbarsky bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Thu Aug 16 13:18:50 PDT 2012


On 8/16/12 1:24 PM, Travis Leithead wrote:
>>> Personally, I'd like to avoid making a change to IE in this regard if I can avoid
>> it.
>>
>> Are you planning to drop the prefixed name in IE?
>
> Eventually, yes. But I was referring to the way we build our type system which is a much more wide-spread and potentially disruptive change.

Sure.  It's just easier to argue for "no changes to the specs" if you're 
not planning on dropping the prefixed properties, since then the 
situation doesn't actually affect you to start with...  Given that you 
are, we still need a solution for when you do that.

-Boris



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