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[whatwg] Should window.name be [Replaceable]?

From: Joseph Pecoraro <pecoraro@apple.com>
Date: Sun, 4 Jul 2010 21:46:02 -0700
Message-ID: <E341DB02-9CEA-458C-80F4-2EB2DDB88F76@apple.com>

On Jul 4, 2010, at 9:35 PM, Biju wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 5, 2010 at 12:05 AM, Joseph Pecoraro <pecoraro at apple.com> wrote:
>>    - I didn't have access to IE to test. I'd appreciate
>>      someone giving it a shot to see how they act.
> 
> On IE8 it is printing "string,string,string"

Thanks for checking! So its not Replaceable.


> And it looks like in Firefox
> 1) name = with_a_number changes type to matched the assigned value
> 2)  window.name = with_a_number keeps the previous type

Yes. So there is no way to access the real window.name once it
has been "replaced".

- Joe
Received on Sunday, 4 July 2010 21:46:02 UTC

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