[whatwg] More input element feedback

Kartikaya Gupta lists.whatwg at stakface.com
Mon Aug 3 12:26:13 PDT 2009

On Mon, 3 Aug 2009 07:09:26 +0000 (UTC), Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Jul 2009, Kartikaya Gupta wrote:
> > 
> > The description for what to do on setting valueAsNumber doesn't fully 
> > cover error conditions. It's not clear to me, for instance, what's 
> > supposed if you have an input type="date" or type="number" and try to 
> > set valueAsNumber to NaN. The description there (for date) just says 
> > "... passing it a Date object whose time value is the new value ..." but 
> > doesn't say what to do if the Date object can't be created.
> # Unless otherwise specified, if a DOM attribute that is a floating point 
> # number type (float) is assigned an Infinity or Not-a-Number value, a 
> # NOT_SUPPORTED_ERR exception must be raised.
>  -- http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#dependencies

Ah, thanks.

> > Also, editorial fix: in the same two paragraphs ("On getting" and "On 
> > setting" for valueAsNumber), the link to valueAsDate is wrong; it just 
> > links back to #dom-input-valueAsNumber instead of 
> > #dom-input-valueAsDate.
> It appears I already fixed that already.

It's still wrong for me. Search for the string "Otherwise, if the valueAsDate" in the spec. There should be two occurrences; in both of them the "valueAsDate" links to #dom-input-valueAsNumber.


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