[whatwg] Why are we merging Document and HTMLDocument again?
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Mar 5 12:30:25 PST 2013
On Tue, 5 Mar 2013, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> On 3/5/13 11:59 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 4:50 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at mit.edu>
> > wrote:
> > > I don't care about the methods. Putting all of those on Document is
> > > fine by me, I think.
> > >
> > > I care about the named getter being forced onto all documents.
> > Okay, so that is slightly different from how this thread started out.
> I don't think it is. I don't want to merge the prototype objects for
> Document and HTMLDocument, because I don't want to stick a named getter
> on every document.
> What happens with individual methods is a separate story.
I'd be fine with having a Document descendant that is used for Documents
that have global scopes / browsing contexts / the works, and one that is
used for Documents that don't (e.g. createDocument(), XHR); would that
address this issue?
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