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Re: addEventListener with side effects

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2011 11:39:51 +0100
To: "Dominique Hazael-Massieux" <dom@w3.org>, "Robin Berjon" <robin@robineko.com>
Cc: public-device-apis <public-device-apis@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.v41bwpr964w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Wed, 16 Nov 2011 11:36:14 +0100, Robin Berjon <robin@robineko.com>  
> On Nov 16, 2011, at 11:32 , Dominique Hazael-Massieux wrote:
>> To work around this potential mis-design, specific wording was added to
>> the DeviceOrientation spec: "Implementations may fire the event if they
>> have reason to believe the page does not have sufficiently fresh data"
> It may just be me but that really smells like weasel wording. Maybe this  
> is LC feedback fodder?

It is. But it is basically deployed all over already and in this case  
indistinguishable. It's not a pattern that should be followed however.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 16 November 2011 10:40:21 UTC

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