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Re: appendChild exception missing from standard

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Fri, 06 Oct 2006 13:26:20 +0200
To: "Hallvord R. M. Steen" <hallvord@opera.com>
Cc: www-dom@w3.org
Message-ID: <steci2ho9ak9pq40g3k8o5fr31qqqnofbo@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Hallvord R. M. Steen wrote:
>http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/REC-DOM-Level-3-Core-20040407/core.html#ID-184E7107
>doesn't say what exception appendChild should throw on invalid input
>(such as null or a string). A while ago we at Opera realised that pretty  
>much everyone else throws an exception that isn't in the spec, (learnt the
>hard way since not doing so broke Google Reader..) so I suggest the spec is
>updated to cover exceptions due to arguments that are not nodes or document
>fragments. (This is also relevant for other DOM functions like replaceChild)

The Web API Working Group is working on a specification that defines the
ECMAScript bindings of the DOM and Web API specifications in more detail
than is currently the case. This specification is expected to cover such
cases.
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