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Re: DOMTokenList.add() when the underlying string is empty (detailed review of the DOM)

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 12 May 2008 09:43:01 +0000 (UTC)
To: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Cc: public-html <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0805120942490.22257@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Tue, 17 Jul 2007, Simon Pieters wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Jul 2007 16:37:20 +0200, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com> wrote:
> > 
> > The spec says about DOMTokenList.add():
> > 
> >    4. Otherwise, if the last character of the DOMTokenList object's
> >       underlying string is not a space character, then append a U+0020
> >       SPACE character to the end of that string.
> > 
> > When the underlying string is empty, the last character is not a space 
> > character, and so a space will be appended, resulting in the string " 
> > x" if "x" was used as parameter. Is this intentional? I wouldn't 
> > expect a space to be appended when the underlying string is empty.
> 
> This also applies to DOMTokenList.toggle(), step 4.

Fixed also.

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