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Re: Element.create(): a proposal for more convenient element creation

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2011 11:31:04 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCY4GN7b60y2yNTGg43FzwxPU7XcqOPQi9wf0YxC=wjQA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
Cc: Aryeh Gregor <ayg@aryeh.name>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 11:26 AM, Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 2:18 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:
>> MooTools is basically identical to Prototype, except that you can
>> additionally set listeners on the element during creation by using a
>> magical "events" property in the attribute bag, which takes an object
>> of event names and functions.  This would be nice to look into adding.
>
> Is this much better than just saying eg. Element.create("a", {href:
> "http://link", onclick: function(e) { ... } }, "link"}?

Hmm, is everything exposed as on* attributes now?  If so, then yeah,
just do that; no need to mess around with a magic property in the
attributes bag.

~TJ
Received on Tuesday, 2 August 2011 18:31:59 GMT

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