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[Bug 11838] In Gecko, Opera, and IE, the "name" property on Window is replaceable

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Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 22:55:20 +0000
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Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

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--- Comment #7 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> 2011-02-18 22:55:20 UTC ---
Given window.name's rather complicated magic, if we _can_ make it
non-replaceable, we should, IMHO.

Is there evidence that this needs to be replaceable for compat?

The difference in behaviour with 'var' vs no-'var' seems unsupported by the JS
spec; am I misreading the spec?

I really have no idea what I should be speccing here if window.name is to be
replaceable and if WebIDL and the JS spec don't make the stuff about the
prototype that bz describes in comment 4 automatically work. If that is indeed
what should happen, some advice as to how to spec it would be very welcome.

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