[whatwg] Renaming Interface Window
ian at hixie.ch
Mon Dec 14 11:20:03 PST 2009
On Mon, 14 Dec 2009, John J Barton wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > ...
> > As far as I can tell that would be wrong. The Window object is a DOM object,
> > it's not the same as the browsing context, which is a UA construct.
> Can you help me understand this a bit more? I guess by "The Window
> function we can use to construct objects and it is defined as part of
> the Document Object Model"?
I mean that it is a Web IDL interface exposed in Web browsers as the
interface object that the global object has in its prototype chain.
> How is "The Window object" related to "interface Window" of the HTML5 spec?
It's the same thing. To be precise I should call it the Window interface,
not the Window object.
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