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

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Date: Sun, 23 Jan 2011 02:22:58 +0000
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Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
                 CC|                            |bzbarsky@mit.edu
            Summary|In Gecko and Opera, at      |In Gecko, Opera, and IE,
                   |least, the "name" property  |the "name" property on
                   |on Window is replaceable.   |Window is replaceable
                   |Should that be specced, or  |
                   |is it web-compatible enough |
                   |to not make it replaceable? |

--- Comment #1 from Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> 2011-01-23 02:22:57 UTC ---
Testcase is:

    var name = 5;

That alerts "string" and then "string" in Safari/Chrome, and alerts "string"
and then "number" in Gecko, Opera, IE8, and IE9 previews.

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