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Re: [EventSource] Is the field name "event" supported in current browsers?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 8 May 2012 19:51:49 +0000 (UTC)
To: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
cc: Bryan Sullivan <blsaws@gmail.com>, public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1205081946320.17060@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Thu, 8 Sep 2011, Glenn Maynard wrote:
> 
> Ian: Step 3 of [2] refers to the event type as "the event name", and 
> step 4 refers to it as "the type".  This is confusing, since it looks 
> like it's referring to two different things.  The DOM specs consistently 
> refer to it as "type", consistent with the Event interface.  I wish 
> "type" could be changed to "name" everywhere, but then it'd be 
> inconsistent with the interface (which obviously can't be changed).

The HTML and DOM specs both refer to event types and event names 
interchangeably. I've tried to make it a little less confusing here 
though.

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