[Bug 12845] Disallow shadowing attributes


--- Comment #28 from Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> 2011-06-17 02:54:49 UTC ---
> Maybe better would be to have certain elements on which you cannot specify
> tabindex=""

Or maybe better would be to not use generic names for the command API that then
lead to collisions?  It's not like you can prevent people tabbing to <textarea>

> It's not a big deal that they both be there though

It is, though, since the spec needs to define behavior for the "superclass"
functions/getters/setters being applied to the "subclass" and currently it may
or my not do so in sane ways due to the assumption that such things can't

> Having said that, I'm not aware of us ever having made such a mistake.

Given your comments about <textarea>, I'm not convinced at all.

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Received on Friday, 17 June 2011 02:54:52 UTC