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Re: Orientation event draft

From: Andrei Popescu <andreip@google.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2010 10:53:06 +0100
Message-ID: <p2o708552fb1004220253p2d46270xd09182e058bd34e6@mail.gmail.com>
To: Olli@pettay.fi
Cc: Steve Block <steveblock@google.com>, public-geolocation <public-geolocation@w3.org>, dougt@dougt.org
On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 10:41 AM, Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi> wrote:
> On 4/21/10 7:32 PM, Steve Block wrote:
>>> "Implementations that are unable to provide all three angles must
>>> set the values of the unknown angles to null" That is strange. The
>>> type of the property is double. That kind of properties don't
>>> usually give suddenly non-numeric values.
>> There is precedent for this in the Geolocation spec.
> Sounds like a bug in Geolocation draft, IMO
> If the value isn't available, implementation could throw something

But then wouldn't you have to access all these properties from try /
catch blocks? I don't think that's ideal and it's just more convenient
to let them be null if they aren't available.

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