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RE: DOMParser Errors Should Be Exceptions

From: Tony Ross <tross@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 23 May 2012 19:38:38 +0000
To: João Eiras <joaoe@opera.com>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C5EA8F3A4B854B4386C8C7AEDA1A90501A5A15F8@TK5EX14MBXC222.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
> From: João Eiras [mailto:joaoe@opera.com]

> Opera thrown an exception long time ago and since version 9.5 it changed
> the behavior to return the bogus parsererror tree because it caused
> yahoo mail to fail back them (among other things).
> 
> While the current behavior of returning the parsererror document is
> inappropriate, I afraid it also unchangeable.

Has this been examined recently? In IE9+ DOMParser throws an exception when an XML parsing error is encountered. I've yet to hear of this causing a problem.

-Tony
Received on Wednesday, 23 May 2012 19:39:18 GMT

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