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Re: window.event and Event.srcElement

From: Scott González <scott.gonzalez@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2013 20:24:23 -0400
Message-ID: <CAO8i3ieP=bnNdo6VpG_nJuYxLXxxPu9EzbcOmsi6053VCsfSQA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Cc: Dave Methvin <dave.methvin@gmail.com>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, David Bruant <bruant.d@gmail.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Mon, Mar 25, 2013 at 3:47 PM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl> wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 25, 2013 at 7:19 PM, Dave Methvin <dave.methvin@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> Basically, either UAs that currently implement window.event remove it or
> >> it's clearly required for web compat and hence needs to be specified so
> >> other UAs can implement it.  I don't see any other sane options; do you?
> >
> > I'm okay with the first one. Is that a real option? I've never seen
> anything
> > but old IE code intentionally use window.event, and it seems like the
> uses
> > on SO could easily be from clueless people doing the copy-pasta on very
> old
> > code.
>
> If you can get it removed from WebKit or even just Chrome, it might
> be.


I've filed an issue to see if there's any chance of getting it removed from
Chrome: https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=223749
Received on Tuesday, 26 March 2013 00:24:55 GMT

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