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Re: [whatwg] WebIDL and HTML5

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2008 17:57:59 +1000
To: Web Applications Working Group WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20080826075758.GA17217@arc.mcc.id.au>

Jonas Sicking:
> I'm actually going to stop here. There are plenty of references in the  
> spec to DOMStrings having the value null. So while it's not specifically  
> clear in the definition of DOMString it seems clear to me that null is a  
> valid value for DOMString. So no conversion using any conversion  
> operator is needed. Thus I don't think talking about what ToString does  
> is relevant to the discussion.

The fact that DOMString has been defined as a boxed valuetype in the DOM
Core IDL is what allows a null value, as I understand it.

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