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Re: ISSUE-36: DOMContentLoaded?

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Mar 2006 18:03:54 -0000
Message-ID: <004901c643a3$d44a30c0$2402a8c0@Snufkin>
To: "Web APIs WG \(public\)" <public-webapi@w3.org>

"Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>
> If we do want scripts to be loaded I think we need to specify it here, 
> otherwise it's not going to get specified anywhere. And saying that 
> scripts should be loaded isn't really HTML specific since scripts appear 
> in many languages.

If we require scripts to be loaded, then I want an event before scripts are 
loaded please, the use cases on DOMContentLoaded all revolve around the fact 
the content is rendered to the user and the behaviours are not yet hooked 
up, not solving this problem with DOMContentLoaded means it fails to meet 
its use case.

Also it's dependant on the host language and not XML agnostic.

If there are other use cases for DOMContentLoaded, please give them, so I 
can understand the motivation.

Personally I don't think DOMContentLoaded is a good solution to the 
underlying problem, I would like to see mutation type events fired during 
load for each subtree as it becomes available to scripting.


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