[whatwg] "complete" DOM attribute (image elements)

Boris Zbarsky bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Sun Aug 30 17:35:03 PDT 2009

Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Sun, 2 Sep 2007, Gavin Sharp wrote:
>> It appears this behavior was explicitly chosen in Mozilla, in bug 190561 
>> (https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=190561). I think the 
>> arguments given in that bug might merit reconsideration; detection of 
>> image existence is currently possible by other means

How, exactly?

>> and I'm not sure 
>> how much weight "the Rhino Book" should have in influencing current DOM 
>> specs.

None whatsoever, in my opinion.

> My findings match yours. I have left the spec as is, for compatibility 
> with IE, and because it seems the most logical.

It seems like a privacy leak to me, in the case of cross-site images.


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