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Re: LC Comment - Script & Progressive Rendering / Multiple Pages

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 06 Dec 2004 15:13:37 -0600
Message-ID: <41B4CB81.20709@mit.edu>
To: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
CC: www-svg@w3.org

David Woolley wrote:
> I think you will find that the change in behaviour is not a change in the
> core language, but a change in the browser or document object model behviour.

No, Jim is correct.  The JavaScript 1.2 core language behaves differently from 
other versions in various ways.  The DOM is the same no matter the language version.

> Can you provide an example of a change in behaviour in the core language?

Some of these are described in detail at 
<http://www.mozilla.org/rhino/overview.html#versions>; a summary is:

The == and != operators behave differently, Boolean() behaves differently, 
toString methods on Array and Object behave differently, Array(n) behaves 
differently, substring() behaves differently, split() behaves differently.

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