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Re: Progress event spec

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sun, 28 Jan 2007 03:50:40 +0000 (UTC)
To: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Cc: Web APIs WG <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0701280349200.21318@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Sat, 27 Jan 2007, Jim Ley wrote:
> "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>
> > >
> > >    MUST fire again at the end, even if that is zero bytes
> > 
> > ...so that progress bars can be easily guarenteed to reach the 100% 
> > mark, which is important for usability.
> 
> Using onload is sensible for that, there is no point to require an extra 
> event which breaks backwards compatibility.

Could you elaborate on this backwards compatibility problem?

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