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

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Sun, 12 Jun 2011 01:05:48 -0700
Message-ID: <BANLkTinXaZx19WdxgKdcfrtWWstZjGPsJg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: Mark Pilgrim <pilgrim@google.com>, Eliot Graff <Eliot.Graff@microsoft.com>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>, Jeremy Orlow <jorlow@chromium.org>, Israel Hilerio <israelh@microsoft.com>
On Sat, Jun 11, 2011 at 7:31 PM, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 5:13 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.
>>
>> Thatís the right behaviour.
>
> Huh?? At least in the Gecko DOM implementation we always throw an
> exception if too few parameters are defined. Only if parameters are
> explicitly marked as [optional] are you allowed to not include them. I
> was under the impression that this was the case in most DOM
> implementations, with notable exception of webkit.

WebKit is looser in this regard.  We probably should change the
default for new IDL, but it's a delicate task and I've been busy.  :(

Adam
Received on Sunday, 12 June 2011 08:06:47 GMT

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