Opened 11 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

#13367 closed defect (wontfix)

[regression] dojo.hasClass (dom/class.contains) crashed if passed DomNode is a Text node

Reported by: cjolif Owned by: Eugene Lazutkin
Priority: high Milestone: 1.7
Component: HTML Version: 1.7.0b1
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:


See #13366 for a sample that highlights this issue. Obviously a Text node can't have a class however we used to not crash in that case and I guess simply return false. I would say we should not create an compatibility here and keep previous behavior. This was recently introduced in [25723].

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by Eugene Lazutkin

Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

As a policy we don't provide extensive validation if input parameters, opting for GIGO and "fail early" approaches. Text nodes "worked" before not by design (as you can imagine) but by a pure luck --- they should not work with majority of our API including dojo.byId(), which is used universally. Given all that I suggest to implement text node checks in the user code locally, rather than increase our core codebase to cater for such rare event decreasing the overall performance in the process.

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