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[Bug 12466] New: Why the word pop? Seems so ambiguous. I would have gone with statechange, or historychange. I'd like to know the reason behind the decision for popstate?

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Date: Sun, 10 Apr 2011 08:07:26 +0000
To: public-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-12466-2495@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=12466

           Summary: Why the word pop? Seems so ambiguous. I would have
                    gone with statechange, or historychange. I'd like to
                    know the reason behind the decision for popstate?
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Other
               URL: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#eve
                    nt-popstate
        OS/Version: other
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: contributor@whatwg.org
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,
                    public-html@w3.org


Specification: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/
Section: http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#event-popstate

Comment:
Why the word pop? Seems so ambiguous. I would have gone with statechange, or
historychange. I'd like to know the reason behind the decision for popstate?

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