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Re: ISSUE-3 (eventType): [Progress] eventType [Progress events]

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2008 12:27:38 +0200
To: "Bjoern Hoehrmann" <derhoermi@gmx.net>, "Web Applications Working Group WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.ujdd0cnswxe0ny@widsith.orange-hotspot.com>

On Sun, 22 Jun 2008 00:25:23 +0200, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>  
wrote:

> * Web Applications Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>> Shouldn't there be an eventType so you can use document.createEvent to
>> make these? See http://www.w3.org/mid/48480B56.1050805@helsinki.fi
>
> This is unnecessary as the createEvent method takes an interface name
> as argument. Unfortunately Chaals seems to object to my advice to use
> the same format for the event and event interface definitions that is
> used in DOM Level 3 Events, otherwise it would include a note that you
> can use document.createEvent("ProgressEvent") to create an instance of
> them.

It does now. Issue closed.

cheers

Chaals

> Namespace management for createEvent is presumably best handled in the
> specifications dealing with the Global object, which would probably be
> "Window Object", "WebIDL", "HTML5", and perhaps DOM Core; it certainly
> does not belong into DOM Level 3 Events.



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