[whatwg] Renaming Interface Window
dlwillson at gmail.com
Mon Dec 14 11:23:16 PST 2009
Don't mean to jump in here but could it be that what you are referring to is
what we have been calling "Hyv" (short for hypervideo...i.e. anything that
is a layer of interface system directions/links etc)?
On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 2:20 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> 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
> > > 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
> It's the same thing. To be precise I should call it the Window interface,
> not the Window object.
> Ian Hickson U+1047E )\._.,--....,'``. fL
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