[whatwg] Fixing undo on the Web - UndoManager and Transaction
ehsan at mozilla.com
Fri Aug 12 15:11:54 PDT 2011
On 11-08-12 6:10 PM, Ryosuke Niwa wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 3:07 PM, Ehsan Akhgari<ehsan at mozilla.com> wrote:
>> On 11-08-09 6:36 PM, Jonas Sicking wrote:
>>> Sure, your API is more convenient in certain situations. But it also
>>> encourages code duplication (I'll note that in the examples you
>>> originally provided in this thread you always ended up duplicating
>>> code between apply/reapply), which easily leads to bugs.
>> I think this is a very important point, and this downside makes me think
>> that we shouldn't expose a reapply API. Since almost every case that I can
>> think of where having a reapply function would make more sense requires
>> authors to maintain other state information in their transaction objects, I
>> don't think that maintaining one more boolean flag is going to make things
>> noticeably harder for them.
> But having authors add flag in almost all cases isn't that nice either.
Why do you think that authors need to specify the flag in almost all cases?
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