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Re: DOMParser Errors Should Be Exceptions

From: Yehuda Katz <yehuda.katz@jquery.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2012 21:11:37 -0700
Message-ID: <CAMFeDTV=AqeDNADV7CM=QXuKfREY0C-FNvY9=C5CK5=F+5b8pw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Tony Ross <tross@microsoft.com>
Cc: Joćo Eiras <joaoe@opera.com>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
If this is the case, can we consider changing the spec?

Yehuda Katz
(ph) 718.877.1325


On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 12:38 PM, Tony Ross <tross@microsoft.com> wrote:

> > From: Joćo 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 Thursday, 12 July 2012 04:12:24 GMT

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