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Re: Progress Events

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 2008 13:43:07 +0200
To: olli@pettay.fi, "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>, Webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.ucoqt5afwxe0ny@widsith.local>

On Fri, 23 May 2008 18:25:36 +0200, Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi>  
wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> Because the user agent must support DOM events, the following text
> could be removed:
> "User agents must ensure that these events trigger event listeners  
> attached on Element nodes for that event and on the capture and target  
> phases."
> That text is anyway a bit strange, especially when progress events are  
> used with XHR.

The text is a bit strange. It was added in response to Ian's mail saying  
he had difficuly understanding which requirements applied to which  
implementations, as part of the attempt to provide more explicit  
requirements. There is no formal requirement in the current draft that  
user agents implement DOM events - but perhaps that would be a simpler way  
of setting the requirement?

> And it would be great to mark chapters to be either normative or
> non-normative. And numbering the chapters would be great
> too.

I agree, and will do both of these for or before the next public draft.

cheers and thanks for the comments

Chaals

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