The [NoInterfaceObject] annotation is being removed from WebIDL. The Geolocation API specification has been updated to remove this annotation from all interfaces and perform the following renames to avoid polluting the global namespace with generic interface names, Coordinates -> GeolocationCoordinates Position -> GeolocationPosition PositionError -> GeolocationPositionError


Editor's draft

Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 79
  • Chrome for Android release 79
  • Android WebView release 79

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.


Intent to Prototype url

Intent to Prototype thread


The removal of the [NoInterfaceObject] attribute from the WebIDL specification is discussed here:

Last updated on 2021-03-12