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Re: setNodeValue tests

From: Joseph Kesselman <keshlam@us.ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2002 17:37:06 -0500
To: "Neil Delima" <nddelima@ca.ibm.com>
Cc: www-dom-ts@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF5595D92A.26F1F39D-ON85256B60.007B699B@pok.ibm.com>

From DOM2 Core:

"nodeValue of type DOMString
   The value of this node, depending on its type; see the table above. When
   it is defined to be null, setting it  has no effect."

That explicit silent failure seems to take precedence over the
read-onlyness. Of course the user shouldn't be trying to set the value of
these nodes anyway, but...

Joe Kesselman  / IBM Research
Received on Thursday, 14 February 2002 17:37:44 UTC

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