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Re: [DOM3 Events/DOM4] re-dispatching trusted events with initEvent

From: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2012 15:00:24 -0500
Message-ID: <CABirCh9XP_b58t2377wH7y3xOzR0No3h2Fc-b2EeP48s0QSwQg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Travis Leithead <travis.leithead@microsoft.com>
Cc: "olli@pettay.fi" <olli@pettay.fi>, "public-webapps@w3c.org" <public-webapps@w3c.org>, "Anne van Kesteren (annevk@opera.com)" <annevk@opera.com>, Jacob Rossi <Jacob.Rossi@microsoft.com>
On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 2:54 PM, Travis Leithead <
travis.leithead@microsoft.com> wrote:

>  Glenn, isTrusted is the indicator that helps the web developer
> distinguish between an event fired by the UA, or one fired by JavaScript
> (e.g., dispatchEvent).
>

I know what it does; I'm asking what its purpose is.  When is this useful?

("It's not actually useful, and it only exists for web-compatibility" is a
valid answer, of course.)

-- 
Glenn Maynard
Received on Tuesday, 24 April 2012 20:00:58 GMT

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