[webkit-dev] GlobalScript API.

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Aug 31 18:31:06 PDT 2009

On Mon, 31 Aug 2009, Peter Kasting wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 6:09 PM, Dmitry Titov <dimich at chromium.org> wrote:
> > 
> > I'm hoping to get your advice on Global Script proposal and how to 
> > start implementing it as an 'experimental API' since it's not 
> > standardized yet.
> That sounds a little optimistic when so far the feedback from Hixie is 
> "I haven't added the Global Script Object proposal to HTML5. ... I 
> really don't think it is the direction we should be taking the platform 
> in."  I realize that there have been subsequent comments objecting to 
> that viewpoint, I'm just saying that pushing boldly ahead seems... 
> early.

Don't let my reluctance slow you down -- experimental implementations 
provide valuable insights, and are a prerequisite for things being 
deployed widely. My opinion is just an opinion amongst many. :-)

Having said that, I do think the global script object idea is a bad idea.

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