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Re: ISSUE-44 (EventsAndWindow): Should DOM3 Events cover the interaction of events and the Window object? [DOM3 Events]

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 8 Aug 2008 07:23:38 +0000 (UTC)
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: olli@pettay.fi, Web Applications Working Group WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0808080723150.5136@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Fri, 8 Aug 2008, Jonas Sicking wrote:
> > 
> > Is that any load event, or only specific load events? (i.e. is it a 
> > characteristic of the bubbling/capture process, or the events that are 
> > fired by certain circumstances like the end of parsing or an image 
> > being fetched from the network?) If the latter, it would be useful if 
> > the DOM3 Events spec could provde a hook for the HTML5 spec to 
> > annotate certain events as being affected by this exception.
> I think it is all 'load' events except the one fired for the finished 
> load of the actual page.
> I.e. loads for images, stylesheets, plugins, etc had to not reach the 
> Window object.
> I'm uncertain if iframe loads reach the Window or not.

Would we want this to affect even author-dispatched synthetic load events?

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