i18n API - Intl object.

Rick Waldron waldron.rick at gmail.com
Mon Sep 3 05:37:21 PDT 2012





On Monday, September 3, 2012 at 8:28 AM, Marcos Caceres wrote:

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> On Friday, 31 August 2012 at 17:04, Norbert Lindenberg wrote:
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> > It takes a few steps to find the information, but I think the Internationalization API spec together with the Language spec cover this:
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> > Clause 8 of the Internationalization API spec says: "The Intl object is a standard built-in object that is the initial value of the Intl property of the global object."
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> > Clause 7 of the Internationalization API spec says: "Unless specified otherwise in this document, the objects, functions, and constructors described in this standard are subject to the generic requirements and restrictions specified for standard built-in ECMAScript objects in the ECMAScript Language Specification 5.1 edition, introduction of clause 15, or successor."
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> > Clause 15 of the Language spec says: "Every other property described in this clause has the attributes { [[Writable]]: true, [[Enumerable]]: false, [[Configurable]]: true } unless otherwise specified."
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> > Ergo: The Intl property of the global object has the attributes { [[Writable]]: true, [[Enumerable]]: false, [[Configurable]]: true }.
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> Thanks for the clarification. Hopefully a HTML version of the i18n spec can also be published that links to the right places in the Lang spec. Makes the jumping around easier :)
Agreed. Cc'ing Jason Orendorff

Norbert, perhaps you could work with Jason to export the i18n spec to HTML, as he has a tool that (not quite automatically) converts to HTML. I know that he and Allen produced the ES6 in HTML as well

Rick

 
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