[whatwg] Should window.name be [Replaceable]?
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Aug 10 15:03:06 PDT 2010
On Sun, 4 Jul 2010, Joseph Pecoraro wrote:
> Should window.name be [Replaceable]?
If there are pages that depend on it being replaceable, or if browsers
have reliably implemented it that way, then yes.
> Browser Results:
> - Safari 5 / WebKit Nightly and Chrome 5
> NOT [Replaceable], printing "string,string,string"
> - Firefox 3.6.3 / 3.7a5 and Opera 10.5.3 / 10.6
> [Replaceable], printing "string,string,number"
> - I didn't have access to IE to test. I'd appreciate
> someone giving it a shot to see how they act.
I am told IE says "string,string,string" (thanks to Tab and Aryeh).
This argues that we should not make it replaceable unless it breaks pages.
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