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Re: Conceptual modelling of attributes

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2007 13:56:01 +0900
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To: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>


Le 12 juin 2007 à 01:11, Boris Zbarsky a écrit :
> Henrik Dvergsdal wrote:
>> getAttribute must the same value that has ben set with setAttribute.
>
> Modulo normalization.  For example, some UAs perform case  
> normalization on the "type" attribute of <input>.


[[[
In an HTML document the return value of an attribute that has a data  
type that is a value list is normalized to lowercase (independent of  
the case of the value in the source document).
]]]-- Document Object Model HTML
http://www.w3.org/TR/DOM-Level-2-HTML/html.html#ID-642250288
Wed, 08 Jan 2003 01:27:38 GMT


Le 12 juin 2007 à 01:54, Anne van Kesteren a écrit :
> On Mon, 11 Jun 2007 17:20:39 +0200, Henrik Dvergsdal  
> <henrik.dvergsdal@hibo.no> wrote:
>> getAttribute must return null if the attribute is not present.
>
> It is correct that user agents have to do that, but there is no  
> specification so far that supports that assertion.

Hmmm, it sounds strange, to be able to retrieve the value of  
something which doesn't exist. Because in this case getAttributeNode  
= Null
http://www.w3.org/TR/2000/REC-DOM-Level-2-Core-20001113/ 
core.html#ID-745549614



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