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Re: Spec for [Global] does not seem to be quite web-compatible, and none of the UAs are really compatible with each other

From: Erik Arvidsson <arv@chromium.org>
Date: Thu, 9 Jan 2014 12:54:45 -0500
Message-ID: <CAJ8+Gojmqw3FLwoiwpJbPjuGOSNTpboryjGt6v78N_8U0fsw0A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>
I'm in favor of the IE/Safari behavior.

However, I don't want us to introduce a new extended attribute for this.
I'm opposed to moving webidl attributes and operations to the window
instance. If people use prefixed code incorrectly in a global scope I'm
willing to break them in the name of saner web platform.


On Fri, Dec 27, 2013 at 9:49 AM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:

> On 12/27/13 8:42 AM, Olli Pettay wrote:
>
>> Though it is not quite clear to me why we need TreatNonObjectAsNull.
>> Could we possibly
>> make EventHandlers 'any', and call them only if they are callable.
>>
>
> We could try, but every single UA treats non-objects as null here, so I'd
> be worried about compat issues.
>
> -Boris
>
>
>


-- 
erik
Received on Thursday, 9 January 2014 17:55:34 UTC

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