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

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Thu, 02 Jun 2011 14:55:09 -0400
Message-ID: <4DE7DC8D.9080906@nokia.com>
To: ext Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
CC: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Jun/2/2011 2:51 PM, ext Ian Hickson wrote:
> 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.

Or flip this around and spec what is widely implemented today and then 
during the Candidate phase, implementors can submit feedback (e.g. if 
DOMString doesn't cut it)?
Received on Thursday, 2 June 2011 18:55:38 GMT

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