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Re: [indexeddb] IDBDatabase.setVersion non-nullable parameter has a default for null

From: Mark Pilgrim <pilgrim@google.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2011 20:20:15 -0400
Message-ID: <BANLkTikm0KZ9DY236RWkO=M+EWEJtSjtzQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Eliot Graff <Eliot.Graff@microsoft.com>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>, Mark Pilgrim <pilgrim@google.com>, Israel Hilerio <israelh@microsoft.com>, Jeremy Orlow <jorlow@chromium.org>
On Jun 10, 2011 8:13 PM, "Cameron McCormack" <cam@mcc.id.au> wrote:
> Mark Pilgrim:
> > What about setVersion() with no arguments? I ask because WebKit
> > currently treats it like setVersion("undefined") and I'm in the
> > process of fixing it in about 19 places.
> That’s the right behaviour.

That is highly unintuitive. What's the point of listing the argument as "not
optional" if it is, in fact, completely optional? (For that matter, why list
it as non-nullable if null is treated like the empty string and the empty
string is an acceptable value?)
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