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

From: Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi>
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2012 08:12:19 +0300
Message-ID: <4F9787B3.2090801@helsinki.fi>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: public-webapps@w3.org
On 04/25/2012 12:16 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Apr 2012 23:02:22 +0200, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
>>> (DOM3's language
>>> about "default actions" confuses this; I suggest reading DOM4's event
>>> section to get a good picture of how this actually works.)
>>
>> Or rather how the DOM4 editor is choosing to conceptualize it, which
>> may not have much bearing on how it actually works in actual browsers.
>
> Last time I discussed this with Jonas Sicking he agreed that Gecko could
> change some things here and he also agreed with the model put forward.

It is not only about Gecko, but all the browser engines, at least last 
time I tested it.


> If the model is wrong we should fix it of course.
>
> It does indeed not apply universally and as far as I know HTML does
> cater for those exceptions in various ways. It would be interesting to
> know where it does not.
>
> I'm not sure how extensions are relevant here. If you allow them to do
> complex things then of course they will be complex to implement, but
> there is not much we can do about that.
>
>
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