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Re: Selection of a document that doesn't have a window

From: Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>
Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2012 14:12:47 -0800
Message-ID: <CANMdWTvjEZzcy6x4Fn+y7sKiLd110+opNtwDKA-y=eqCyHxujQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: Aryeh Gregor <ayg@aryeh.name>, Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa@webkit.org>, Ehsan Akhgari <ehsan@mozilla.com>, Stig Halvorsen <stighal@opera.com>, W3C WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 10:55 AM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:

> On 1/13/12 1:28 PM, Aryeh Gregor wrote:
>> On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 12:34 PM, Boris Zbarsky<bzbarsky@mit.edu>  wrote:
>>> I would prefer a definition that doesn't involve defaultView, actually.
>>>  I
>>> don't expect browsers to converge defaultView behavior any time in the
>>> near
>>> or medium future, so the testability would be illusory: tests would just
>>> depend on whether browsers implement defaultView "correctly"...
>> What well-defined alternative do you suggest?
> I'm not sure.  There's basically zero browser compat here in the hard
> cases....

We could define it in terms of defaultView (or browsing context) and put
our effort into getting interoperability on defaultView?
Received on Friday, 13 January 2012 22:13:42 UTC

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