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Bug 15158 - Change use of "relevant namespace object" term re workers
Summary: Change use of "relevant namespace object" term re workers
Alias: None
Product: WHATWG
Classification: Unclassified
Component: HTML (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Other other
: P3 normal
Target Milestone: Unsorted
Assignee: Ian 'Hixie' Hickson
QA Contact: contributor
: 17166 18188 (view as bug list)
Depends on:
Reported: 2011-12-12 23:32 UTC by contributor
Modified: 2012-10-19 22:29 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description contributor 2011-12-12 23:32:12 UTC

Now that the "relevant namespace object" term has gone from Web IDL (since
modules have been removed) some text around here needs to be rewritten. You
probably want to refer to you don't need to mention the ECMAScript global
object specifically, but instead you might want to refer to Web IDL's
#dfn-expose, which can be used to control which interfaces are exposed in a
particular ECMAScript global environment. Just say "ECMAScript global
environments for dedicated workers must not _expose_ the
SharedWorkerGlobalScope interface." and vice versa. I think that should be

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Comment 1 contributor 2012-07-18 07:59:53 UTC
This bug was cloned to create bug 18003 as part of operation convergence.
Comment 2 Ian 'Hixie' Hickson 2012-08-09 00:16:11 UTC
I've tried to fix this, but I've no idea if what I wrote is right. Please do review it.
Comment 3 contributor 2012-08-09 00:22:05 UTC
Checked in as WHATWG revision r7226.
Check-in comment: Upgrade Web IDL terminology.
Comment 4 Cameron McCormack 2012-08-09 00:37:38 UTC
The change looks good to me.  (The transitive requirement is probably a bit of a pain if you want to know, from looking at the spec, whether a given interface should be exposed or not.)
Comment 5 Ian 'Hixie' Hickson 2012-10-11 02:32:15 UTC
*** Bug 17166 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 6 Ian 'Hixie' Hickson 2012-10-19 22:29:35 UTC
*** Bug 18188 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***