[whatwg] Plus Signs in Signed Integers
jonas at sicking.cc
Tue Jul 14 00:43:18 PDT 2009
On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 9:33 AM, Smylers<Smylers at stripey.com> wrote:
> It also doesn't seem to match browser behaviour: the <ol> element's
> start attribute is an integer, so I tried this out in various browsers:
> <ol start=+4>
> <li>Plus four
> All the ones I had to hand (Firefox, Opera, Konqueror, Dillo, Lynx,
> Links, and W3M) numbered the element with "4".
> To check that it is specifically the plus sign they are ignoring and not
> any non-digit character I also tried:
> <ol start=H2SO4>
> <li>Acid test
> That should cause parsing an integer to abort and so the default of
> start=1 to be used. Opera, Links, and W3M get that right. Konqueror,
> Dillo, and Lynx all also seem to manage the aborting, but use a default
> of zero instead. Firefox parses the "2" out of "H2SO4", seemingly using
> the first integer it can find in the attribute, so possibly isn't
> special-casing "+".
What does IE do in these two examples? It appears webkit treats the
first one as start=4 and the second as start=0.
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