[whatwg] Java language bindings for HTML5

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Wed May 19 00:04:42 PDT 2010

On Wed, 19 May 2010 08:40:16 +0200, Shiki Okasaka <shiki at google.com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 3:27 PM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk at opera.com>  
> wrote:
>> Can't they all just use org.w3c.dom? We cannot make the interface names
>> overlap anyway.
> I think one module name for all of the Web platform would work fine
> for programming languages joining to the Web platform only recently.
> But for languages like Java, I guess it would be nice to have a rule
> for obtaining module names.
> I'm curious how directory name (cssom, workers, postmsg, etc.) is
> assigned for each specification today. Can we use the same name as a
> module name in most of the cases? It wouldn't work for cssom,
> cssom-vew, though.

Usually the WG working on the specifications comes up with a shorthand and  
proposes this to the W3C Team. Very ad-hoc. But they are unique in a way  
so I suppose they could be used. The thing I would like to avoid is having  
to put module {} around most interface definitions because it is not  
useful for most of the target audience.

Anne van Kesteren

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