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Re: [Bug 12111] spec for Storage object getItem(key) method does not match implementation behavior

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 2 Jun 2011 18:51:05 +0000 (UTC)
To: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
cc: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1106021850140.26539@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Thu, 2 Jun 2011, Philippe Le Hegaret wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-06-02 at 18:38 +0000, Ian Hickson wrote:
> > On Thu, 2 Jun 2011, Arthur Barstow wrote:
> > >
> > > Hixie, All - PLH proposed a fix for this bug in comment #5 (use 
> > > DOMString instead of any in {get,set}Item).
> > > 
> > > AFAIU, PLH's proposal matches what has been widely implemented. As 
> > > such, it seems like the spec should be updated accordingly.
> > 
> > This isn't a bug, it's a new feature that just hasn't been implemented 
> > yet.
> 
> I don't believe that this new feature will get implemented. It's going 
> to break too many pages on the Web,

That's the kind of thing implementation feedback will determine.

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