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Re: Firing events in the deviceorientation spec

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2012 15:17:06 +0100
To: "Andrei Popescu" <andreip@google.com>
Cc: "James Graham" <jgraham@opera.com>, "Lars Erik Bolstad" <lbolstad@opera.com>, public-geolocation@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.wauvasz264w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Thu, 08 Mar 2012 15:09:44 +0100, Andrei Popescu <andreip@google.com>  
> On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 2:05 PM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>  
> wrote:
>> Also, you already depend on HTML, which depends on the latest DOM, so it
>> seems really weird to then also depend on some really crappy out of date
>> draft.
> I think we could remove that dependency. What do you suggest we do? We
> can't keep this WG going just to wait for DOM4.

You cannot both dispatch on Window and not depend on HTML. In fact, you  
need to dispatch events from a task (that is queued) for which you also  
need to depend on HTML.

As for not maintaining standards, that is a bad idea. Just like not  
maintaining software is.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 8 March 2012 14:17:41 UTC

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