[Webkit-unassigned] [Bug 33644] Aliasing javascript globals to elements with matching name/id is inconsistent with Firefox and slow

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Thu Jan 14 13:42:27 PST 2010


--- Comment #4 from James Robinson <jamesr at chromium.org>  2010-01-14 13:42:25 PST ---
(In reply to comment #2)
> (In reply to comment #0)
> If we wanted to match the Firefox behavior in this case, we would need to make
> substantial changes to match other Firefox quirks as well. For example, Firefox
> treats "foo = x", "foo", and "window.foo" as referring to different variables.
> All of these behaviors are odd. But what spec are you referring to? I don't
> think there is any spec that governs this specific quirk of the global object.

I mean aliasing global variables to elements in the DOM with matching name/id,
not any of the other Firefox quirks (which are internal to JS).

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