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Re: Potential bugs identified in XHR LC Test Suite

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Sat, 07 Jun 2008 18:48:28 +0200
To: Kartikaya Gupta <lists.webapi@stakface.com>
Cc: Web API public <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <rpel441fc00ggbtg2173laosq9hotq3gd1@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Kartikaya Gupta wrote:
>I also had a question about the complex/001.htm test case. This test
>case seems to imply that readystatechange listeners are ordered.
>However, this is not specified in the XHR spec. The DOM Events spec
>explicitly says that listeners may be triggered in any order. It seems
>that all major browsers do actually keep the listeners ordered, and I've
>run across at least one webpage that relies on this behavior, but I
>don't think it's good form for a W3C test to be relying on it.

The triggering order is undefined in DOM Level 2 Events, but defined in
DOM Level 3 Events.
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