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Re: [Proposal] Empowering the Widget to ask fro "mode change" in A&E

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2009 13:36:54 +0200
Message-ID: <b21a10670904240436j263fedbgbeb1d2013410a607@mail.gmail.com>
To: Arve Bersvendsen <arveb@opera.com>
Cc: ivan.demarino@orange-ftgroup.com, public-webapps@w3.org, mali.ext@orange-ftgroup.com, rafel.uddin@orange-ftgroup.com
On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 1:25 PM, Arve Bersvendsen <arveb@opera.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 24 Apr 2009 13:21:15 +0200, Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com> wrote:
>
>>> In that case, it is not a request, so widget.changeMode(<mode name>)
>>> would be more appropriate, where a user agent MAY choose to not honor
>>> the request.
>>>
>>
>> If it doesn't, it would throw an exception. Right?
>
> I would much prefer that it didn't, were we to specify this, as it would be consistent with other APIs for managing windows and sizes:  window.open() never throws, neither does resizeTo|resizeBy|moveTo|moveBy
>

Ok, that makes sense.


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Marcos Caceres
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