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Re: DOMString-like objects for the CSSOM

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2010 11:40:16 -0500
Message-ID: <4B7EBEF0.7010608@mit.edu>
To: "Mark S. Miller" <erights@google.com>
CC: "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>
On 2/19/10 11:32 AM, Mark S. Miller wrote:
> !, ===, typeof. Also, every single place in ES5 where there's an
> observable difference between primitives and objects.

Well, sure.  With the exception of typeof (which is in fact used on some 
.style.whatever things, but not on all of them), I suspect that web page 
reliance on the things that would have to change here are low.

> For example:
>
> 'f' in 'x'
> TypeError: Cannot use 'in' operator to search for 'f' in x

This is more serious, since it could hinder object-detection of the new 
properties....

Thank you for bringing that up.

-Boris
Received on Friday, 19 February 2010 16:40:53 UTC

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