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Bug 26658 - window.parent needs [Replaceable] to match interop + browsers
Summary: window.parent needs [Replaceable] to match interop + browsers
Alias: None
Product: HTML WG
Classification: Unclassified
Component: HTML5 spec (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Windows NT
: P1 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: This bug has no owner yet - up for the taking
QA Contact: HTML WG Bugzilla archive list
Whiteboard: whatwg-resolved
Depends on:
Blocks: 26667
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Reported: 2014-08-25 20:22 UTC by Travis Leithead [MSFT]
Modified: 2016-04-25 19:56 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Description Travis Leithead [MSFT] 2014-08-25 20:22:28 UTC
Related to Bug 13403. 

  readonly attribute WindowProxy parent;

should be
  [Replaceable] readonly attribute WindowProxy parent;

to match behavior already visible in Chrome/Firefox.
The latest IE will be changing to match this behavior as well for compatibility with web sites, for example:
Comment 1 Michael[tm] Smith 2015-06-16 10:22:03 UTC
Making this a higher priority to actively seek more feedback on from implementers and webdevs.
Comment 2 Arron Eicholz 2016-04-25 19:56:21 UTC
HTML5.1 Bugzilla Bug Triage: Fixed, this seems fixed in the lastest draft.

If this resolution is not satisfactory, please copy the relevant bug details/proposal into a new issue at the W3C HTML5 Issue tracker: where it will be re-triaged. Thanks!