[whatwg] Signed Numeric Type NOT_SUPPORTED_ERR

Simon Pieters zcorpan at gmail.com
Tue Jun 26 07:12:38 PDT 2007

In <http://forums.whatwg.org/viewtopic.php?t=69>, Daren says:

> Upon reading the current work document, I encountered the following: 
>    Unless other specified, if a DOM attribute that is a signed numeric
>    type is assigned a negative value, a NOT_SUPPORTED_ERR exception must
>    be raised.Is this correct? To my mind, a "signed type" should be  
> allowed to take a
> negative value. If not, why have signed types? Does the document mean to
> say that an *unsigned* type is assigned a negative value the exception
> must be raised?

Simon Pieters

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