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Re: [widgets] remove update related methods form A&E

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Apr 2009 13:13:28 -0400
Message-Id: <E33C0F48-F893-4F55-BE93-466A212A6323@nokia.com>
To: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Apr 6, 2009, at 10:36 AM, ext Marcos Caceres wrote:

> I would like to propose we get remove the following methods from  
> the A&E spec:
>
> 7.17 The onbeforeupdate Callback
> 7.18 The onafterupdate Callback
>
> For onbeforeupdate, there is no guarantee that the widget will be
> running when an update is takes place.
> For onafterupdate, late binding of this may make this method
> impractical or just unusable. I.e., when would this method be called?
> When the widget restarts, but after document.onload or before
> document.onload? etc.

I support this proposal.

Marcos - if there are no objections by April 10, please implement  
your proposal.

-Regards, Art Barstow
Received on Monday, 6 April 2009 17:14:30 GMT

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