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RE: HTMLInputElement.size (Re: DOM-2 HTML Module Property Types -Treatment of CDATA vs NUMBER DTD Types)

From: Glenn A. Adams <glenn@xfsi.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2002 13:43:45 -0400
Message-ID: <7249D02C4D2DFD4D80F2E040E8CAF37C01F503@longxuyen.xfsi.com>
To: "Philippe Le Hegaret" <plh@w3.org>
Cc: "WWW DOM" <www-dom@w3.org>


Thanks.  I would only note that using unsigned long instead of simply long is inconsistent with other mappings from the NUMBER attribute value type to the DOM type. In other cases, a signed integral value is used.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Philippe Le Hegaret [mailto:plh@w3.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, September 24, 2002 1:36 PM
> To: Glenn A. Adams
> Cc: WWW DOM
> Subject: HTMLInputElement.size (Re: DOM-2 HTML Module Property Types -
> Treatment of CDATA vs NUMBER DTD Types)
> 
> On Fri, 2002-09-20 at 20:49, Glenn A. Adams wrote:
> > I just noticed that the DOM-2 HTML Spec of June 5, in Section 1.6.1,
> indicates that the DOM type which corresponds to CDATA is DOMString and
> the type which corresponds to NUMBER is long int.
> >
> > This results in an inconsistency based on certain proposed changes from
> DOM-1 to DOM-2. In particular, the following properties have been assigned
> in integral type, yet are specified in the HTML/XHTML DTDs as CDATA:
> >
> > HTMLInputElement	- size
> 
> Regarding HTMLInputElement.size, this issue was brought to our attention
> during the Last Call period and a resolution was made at that time
> without objection:
> http://www.w3.org/2001/12/DOM-Level-2-issues#i7
> 
> Philippe
> 
Received on Tuesday, 24 September 2002 13:39:18 GMT

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