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[Bug 16333] Exceptions

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Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2012 19:02:21 +0000
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Travis Leithead [MSFT] <travil@microsoft.com> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|RESOLVED                    |REOPENED
         Resolution|FIXED                       |

--- Comment #7 from Travis Leithead [MSFT] <travil@microsoft.com> 2012-03-19 19:02:19 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #6)
> Was it not decided that InvalidCharacterError could never be thrown for
> Event.type? That Event.type could be anything.

I don't see InvalidCharacterError being thrown in DOM4. 

I also tested the major browsers to see if any threw a similar error, of those
tested (Opera, IE, Chrome, Safari, Firefox), none of them threw this error (or
an error by its former name). I tried with random unicode characters, spaces,
null/"null" (which is still inconsistent between browsers), and embedded nulls.

Given these test results, I will be removing the criteria for this exception.

(I also don't see NotSupportedError being thrown from DOM4 either, though this
test appears to pass in all major browsers:

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