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[Bug 13686] Either remove the special case from onmessage (to call start()) or add it also to addEventListener listeners

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Date: Sun, 14 Aug 2011 19:14:07 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13686

Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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             Status|REOPENED                    |RESOLVED
         Resolution|                            |WONTFIX

--- Comment #10 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> 2011-08-14 19:14:07 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #7)
> We shouldn't add strange special cases to web apis.

I agree. This isn't a strange special case.


> onfoo listeners add an event listener to bubble phase, nothing else.

If we did this we would be complicating the API in a strange way with no
benefit to anyone except theoretical purity.

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