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Re: ISSUE-36: DOMContentLoaded?

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2006 12:00:00 -0000
Message-ID: <008b01c64695$a8b98600$2502a8c0@Snufkin>
To: "Web APIs WG \(public\)" <public-webapi@w3.org>

"Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>
> On Mon, 13 Mar 2006 11:20:09 +0100, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> 
> wrote:
>>> It's beginning to look like me that it has no uses and should be 
>>> dropped.
>> I don't have strong feelings either way. Does anyone want to advocate 
>> for putting DOMContentLoaded in the spec?
> The use case is to able to modify the DOM with (external) scripts once it 
> is ready while not all images, plugins etc. are loaded[1].

> [1]<http://dean.edwards.name/weblog/2005/09/busted/>

Anne, that's more a definition of what it is, than a use case.  The 
referenced URL is also talking about the original use case suggested (that 
of adding behaviour to DOM nodes) and I thought we agreed it failed to meet 
that use case due to incremental rendering?


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