ValidityState.h   [plain text]

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#pragma once

#include "FormAssociatedElement.h"

namespace WebCore {

// ValidityState is not a separate object, but rather an interface of FormAssociatedElement that
// is published as part of the DOM. We could implement this as a base class of FormAssociatedElement,
// but that would have a small runtime cost, and no significant benefit. We'd prefer to implement this
// as a typedef of FormAssociatedElement, but that would require changes to bindings generation.
class ValidityState : public FormAssociatedElement {

inline ValidityState* FormAssociatedElement::validity()
    // Because ValidityState adds nothing to FormAssociatedElement, we rely on it being safe
    // to cast a FormAssociatedElement like this, even though it's not actually a ValidityState.
    return static_cast<ValidityState*>(this);

} // namespace WebCore