[webkit-dev] What is the relationship between WebIDL and WebKitIDL?

Seo Sanghyeon sanxiyn at gmail.com
Wed Mar 14 09:38:26 PDT 2012

2012/3/15 Kentaro Hara <haraken at google.com>:
> We have always been trying to align WebKitIDL with WebIDL. In
> particular, last month we have removed or renamed 70~ IDL attributes
> so that they align the WebIDL spec as much as possible
> (https://docs.google.com/a/google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AlobCOyvTnPKdG1iaFJhNVZGMWI3eWZid0ZRVFdxU3c#gid=0).

This is great!

At the moment, I am more interested in aligning syntax rather than
semantics, so that WebIDL tools can process WebKitIDL, i.e.
pretty-print, index, diff. These mostly don't require understanding
IDL attributes.

Seo Sanghyeon

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