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[whatwg] Feedback on UndoManager spec

From: Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa@webkit.org>
Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2011 09:44:55 -0800
Message-ID: <CABNRm63yCUjdEWV02s=KHSHSqevFdawMDZ2BMmN_BUhrQ6QjDQ@mail.gmail.com>
On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 9:14 AM, Aryeh Gregor <ayg at aryeh.name> wrote:
> If the behavior is not defined precisely, different browsers will
> behave differently.  This means a page might work in one browser, but
> not in another.  So authors will write a page, test, find that it
> breaks, and work around the problem so that their tests work in all
> browsers they care about.  Then it will still break in other browsers.
>  Or else authors have to fix the page so it works in one browser, then
> write entirely different fixes for another browser.
> Having browsers behave differently is always bad.  Behavior should be
> standardized so they behave the same.  Even if the behavior is bad and
> it's not what authors want, authors can always work around it to get
> what they want, as long as it's the same in all browsers.  So the most
> important thing is all browsers have the same behavior, and the second
> most important thing is that the behavior is actually desirable.

I don't think adding noundo solve this problem.

- Ryosuke
Received on Tuesday, 8 November 2011 09:44:55 UTC

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