[whatwg] Comments on <dialog>
ian at hixie.ch
Mon Aug 26 17:40:12 PDT 2013
On Mon, 26 Aug 2013, Ryosuke Niwa wrote:
> On Apr 22, 2013, at 12:38 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> > The current naming is based on window.showModalDialog() and
> > window.close(). I agree the naming is weird, but being consistent is
> > probably going to be more helpful on the long run.
> But that's because we have window.open but not an equivalent of
> window.close for window.showModalDialog, right?
> It seems more consistent to use show/hide or open/close as Matt
Consistent with what? We have window.open()/window.close, and
window.showModalDialog()/window.close(). We also have
document.open()/document.close(), and so on (EventSource, etc). I suppose
we could change show() to open(), but then we'd be inconsistent with
showModalDialog() for openModal()...
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