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Re: XHR tests

From: Hallvord R. M. Steen <hallvord@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 03:11:41 +0100
To: "Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: "Charles McCathieNevile" <chaals@opera.com>, "Web API WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.t6d21rhba3v5gv@hr-opera.oslo.opera.com>

On Tue, 12 Feb 2008 02:56:12 +0100, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:

>>> http://tc.labs.opera.com/apis/XMLHttpRequest/responseXML/009.htm

>>  There is a possible web content compatibility issue here if functions  
>> that expect documents may throw on null input. For example, does  
>> xsltprocessor.importStylesheet(null) throw? If it does the  
>> implementation we test for might break content that expects a broken  
>> document error to be handled differently.
> At least in firefox xsltprocess.importStylesheet will throw if given  
> anything but a valid XSLT stylesheet. I.e. null, random XML, and  
> <parseerror> will throw.

Thanks, in that case it should be pretty web-compatible to change from  
empty document to null. Unless I'm overlooking some other use case that  
might require an empty doc.

Hallvord R. M. Steen
Core QA JavaScript tester, Opera Software
Opera - simply the best Internet experience
Received on Tuesday, 12 February 2008 02:11:02 UTC

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