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[whatwg] DOM Storage feedback

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 2 Jun 2009 19:28:35 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0906021927180.1648@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 14 Jan 2009, Cameron McCormack wrote:
> 
> I began testing all attributes and operations with DOMString arguments 
> from a selection of specs for their behaviour wrt null and undefined:
> 
>   http://mcc.id.au/2009/01/string-handling/string-handling
> 
> Each pair of characters in the column for a browser is the behaviour for 
> null and undefined, respectively.  It?s nowhere near complete, though 
> you can see that there are some operations arguments and attributes that 
> stringify null to "null" (?S? in the column).

In particular it seems that IE does this reliably. After spot checking a 
few more using IE8, I have left the HTML5 spec and the other specs I work 
on at using the WebIDL defaults. If there are specific cases that people 
believe should be treated specially, please raise those explicitly.

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