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Re: Battery Status API Last Call Feedback

From: Mounir Lamouri <mounir@lamouri.fr>
Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2011 01:36:14 +0100
Message-ID: <4ED6CBFE.6000201@lamouri.fr>
To: public-device-apis@w3.org
On 11/30/2011 01:39 PM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>>> You also need to actually define the various on* attributes as being
>>> event handlers and update their IDL to match the latest crazy IDL
>>> syntax (which might be simplified, so maybe you want to wait for that).
>>
>> Are the on* attributes needed? I never really liked on* attributes,
>> given that they are so much limited compared to real event listeners
>> added through the addEventListener method. Personally I'd remove them,
>> and instead better define the events.
>
> It's typical to have event handlers for convenience. Cannot really think
> of an API that does not use them.

I agree. They are even implemented in Gecko/Firefox. I just didn't 
realized there were missing in the specifications.

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Mounir
Received on Thursday, 1 December 2011 00:36:39 GMT

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