Detecting the "type" of a DOM object

Boris Zbarsky bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Fri Jun 22 10:20:47 PDT 2012

On 6/22/12 1:12 PM, Brandon Benvie wrote:
> While the issue identified may not be particularly related to multiple
> inheritance, the issue in general I think is a looming one in terms of
> the goal of being able to self-host the DOM in JS. It seems to be
> becoming more and more common for various kinds of partial
> interfaces/supplement/implements to be used in newer IDLs and many of
> those are difficult/impossible to fully represent in JavaScript without
> a lot of redundancy or backflips.

Partial interfaces should be a non-issue.

There is no supplement.

"implements" is a bit of a pain, yes.  Not just in JavaScript: see the 
recent thread on public-script-coord about the this-unwrapping behavior 
of "implements"....


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