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Bug 6516 - obsolete attributes on HTMLDocument assume there is a body element
Summary: obsolete attributes on HTMLDocument assume there is a body element
Alias: None
Product: HTML WG
Classification: Unclassified
Component: pre-LC1 HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson) (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All All
: P4 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ian 'Hixie' Hickson
QA Contact: HTML WG Bugzilla archive list
Keywords: NoReply
Depends on:
Reported: 2009-02-02 14:16 UTC by Anne
Modified: 2010-10-04 14:47 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Anne 2009-02-02 14:16:17 UTC does not say what should happen when there is no body element at all for the (obsolete) attributes on HTMLDocument. Presumably they should just return the empty string.
Comment 1 Anne 2009-02-02 14:21:36 UTC
Related to this, "reflect" assumes there is a content attribute already and e.g. does not create a new one when none exists. That should happen though, except in this case as there would be no element at all.
Comment 2 Maciej Stachowiak 2010-03-14 13:16:42 UTC
This bug predates the HTML Working Group Decision Policy.

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