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Re: ISSUE-40: DOM3EV: does dispatchEvent accept foreign Event objects?

From: Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>
Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2006 11:46:22 +1100
To: public-webapi@w3.org
Message-ID: <20060316004622.GB28831@port.mcc.id.au>

Boris Zbarsky:
> I really don't see how we can specify that -- the two implementations may 
> have nothing to do with each other.
> 
> That is, one could be the DOMImplementation for a browser and the other the 
> DOMImplementation for a plug-in (eg SVG viewer) running in that browser....

Unless you specify that the event object can be cloned so that it can be
of the right concrete class for the DOM implementation doing the
dispatching, if necessary.  Not sure if I like that though.

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