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Bug 16040 - Use IDL union types where appropriate
Summary: Use IDL union types where appropriate
Alias: None
Product: HTML WG
Classification: Unclassified
Component: HTML5 spec (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All All
: P2 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ian 'Hixie' Hickson
QA Contact: HTML WG Bugzilla archive list
Depends on:
Blocks: 15986
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Reported: 2012-02-20 20:16 UTC by Ms2ger
Modified: 2012-02-21 20:51 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Patch v1 (6.83 KB, patch)
2012-02-20 20:16 UTC, Ms2ger

Description Ms2ger 2012-02-20 20:16:00 UTC
Created attachment 1081 [details]
Patch v1

WebIDL now has union types: <>, which are often a better alternative for overloading. Patch to use them attached.
Comment 1 Ian 'Hixie' Hickson 2012-02-21 20:48:15 UTC
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Status: Accepted
Change Description: see diff given below
Rationale: Concurred with reporter's comments.
Comment 2 contributor 2012-02-21 20:51:12 UTC
Checked in as WHATWG revision r7002.
Check-in comment: Use union types in the IDL blocks where possible.