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Re: in defence of listener discovery (ISSUE-32, ACTION-84)

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2006 13:51:03 +0100
Message-ID: <02f001c654c1$c5124cd0$dc00a8c0@Snufkin>
To: "WebAPI WG" <public-webapi@w3.org>, <wai-liaison@w3.org>

"Al Gilman" <Alfred.S.Gilman@IEEE.org>
> If Jim Ley's tactic is already available to malware, aren't we closing the 
> barn door
> after the horse is gone, if we deny this functionality to the AT programs?

There's a difference - in my technique you change the JS exposed method to 
detect only author issued ones - other event listeners are not caught by the 
method so are either using an internal aEL or are all done before I have the 
opportunity to override the method (I can't tell which, but that's from 
testing)  I can catch all author produced one though.


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