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Re: Progress events being cancelable?

From: Jean-Yves Bitterlich <Jean-Yves.Bitterlich@Sun.COM>
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2007 12:45:41 +0200
To: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Cc: Web API public <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-id: <4631D455.1000800@sun.com>
in the same context the "bubbling phase" needs to be reviewed for Abort 
and Error; both are Bubble=Yes in DOM3 and No in Progress Event.
loadstart and progress may already exist in other specification and 
probably need also synchronization ...
-j

Jean-Yves Bitterlich wrote:
> +1
>
> Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I propose to change the progress events to make them not cancelable. It has been pointed out that, for example, 'load' in DOM 3 is not cancelable, that the earlier SVG spec didn't have them cancelable, that there is no default action anyway, but if there is, such as informing the user that a transaction is in progress there are lots of drawbacks to canceling that and no clear benefit to justify keeping it cancelable.
>>
>> cheers
>>
>> Chaals
>>
>>   
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