[whatwg] DOMTokenList feedback
sylvain.pasche at gmail.com
Mon Jul 6 13:30:29 PDT 2009
On 7/6/2009 9:08 AM, Kristof Zelechovski wrote:
> Regarding DOMTokenList, why not:
> contains(""): true
> add,remove,toggle(""): no effect?
That could be an option. There is already a INVALID_CHARACTER_ERR
exception thrown if the token contains spaces. So I think it would be
consistent to throw an exception if the token is empty, following the
rule "invalid tokens raise exception" (and considering empty tokens as
> Are there situations that would require an exception to be thrown, or else
> the page would go out in a blast?
Hard to say, but calling these functions with empty tokens certainly
means there is a bug somewhere and throwing an exception in that case
could help authors identify the issue when it happens.
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