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Re: MessageEvent

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2010 17:35:54 +0000 (UTC)
To: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
cc: public-html-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1008181735160.18879@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 18 Aug 2010, Nathan wrote:
> 
> Noted that the HTML5 spec (W3C editors draft) relies on 'onmessage' and 
> the MessageEvent, which afaict isn't part of the spec and is only 
> defined in the whatwg version (under section 9.1).
> 
> There is a small note in the w3c version (sec 6.1.6.1):
>   "Certain event handler IDL attributes have additional requirements, in
> particular the onmessage attribute of MessagePort objects."
> 
> But no pointers, perhaps it belongs in the w3c version as well if it's a 
> dependency, or a pointer at least so implementers can find it (maybe 
> there is a link that I missed).

At the W3C it'll be in the Web Messaging spec once we publish that. (The 
HTMLWG asked for this to be removed from the spec for some reason.)

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