[whatwg] [wf2] changing the size DOM attribute of <select>
jim.ley at gmail.com
Fri Feb 10 16:24:31 PST 2006
On 2/10/06, Anne van Kesteren <fora at annevankesteren.nl> wrote:
> Browsers disagree on what should be selected in such cases. Simple testcase:
> Opera 9 passes that test and I heard Safari nightlies do too. Internet Explorer
> and Firefox fail the testcase. Personally I would be in favor of changing the
> specification to be compatible with Opera 9 and Safari given that what they do
> is sensible.
Why can't this be left undefined? what does it matter to have
interopable rendering on invalid DOM changes? Surely forcing code
changes on anyone is just a waste of implementation time here, not
updating the page when the DOM is changed to an invalid number is a
IE for example simply rejects the update (the size remains at 2), that
seems like a sensible approach, as does normalizing it to 1.
I simply don't see the value in standardising the error behaviour here.
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