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Re: Serious concerns about: dom-window-nameditem

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2010 17:26:36 +0200
To: public-html-comments@w3.org, "Stephen Cunliffe" <stephen.cunliffe@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <op.vfi6h6k364w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Thu, 08 Jul 2010 16:02:37 +0200, Stephen Cunliffe  
<stephen.cunliffe@gmail.com> wrote:
> http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html#dom-window-nameditem
> The "double-speak" of the spec makes it difficult to digest, but if I
> understand the intentions correctly, the idea is to now propagate this
> pollution of the global namespace to EVERY browser including the merging  
> of ID/NAME attribute values into this global set.

Most browsers have implemented this long ago for compatibility reasons and  
therefore we have to keep it unfortunately.

Could you explain how the specification is unclear? We certainly do not  
want "double-speak" in the normative user agent requirements!

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 8 July 2010 15:27:22 UTC

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