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Re: [whatwg] WebIDL and HTML5

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2008 20:46:52 -0700
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, Web Applications Working Group WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <31D1ECC6-F253-4D44-8F69-F57A0524EFF1@apple.com>
To: Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com>


On Aug 26, 2008, at 8:12 PM, Garrett Smith wrote:

>
> On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 8:04 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>  
> wrote:
>> Garrett Smith wrote:
>>>
>>> Null is not the empty string.
>>
>> No one claimed that it was. A number of DOM methods are specified as
>> treating them equivalently, however.
>>
>
> Well, I'm not so sure. I corresponded with Jonas who indicated that he
> though null should convert to "". Now Maciej seems to be confused
> about textContent = null. The result should be no effect.

No, you read the spec wrong. If you are going to be pendantic and  
criticize others for trivial errors, you should take more care to  
verify your claims.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Wednesday, 27 August 2008 03:47:32 GMT

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