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[whatwg] Window events that bubble?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2010 23:54:42 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1008032354110.7470@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Mon, 17 May 2010, David Flanagan wrote:
>
> Section 6.5.9 "History Traversal" defines popstate and hashchange events 
> that are fired on the Window object. It specifies that these events 
> *must* bubble. Where should they bubble to?  What does it mean to bubble 
> up from a Window? These events aren't going across frames, are they?
> 
> Is the specification that they must bubble a formality because existing 
> implementations set the bubbles property of the Event object to true? Or 
> does it actually have some impact on event propagation?

On Mon, 17 May 2010, Jonas Sicking wrote:
> 
> My understanding is that the only noticable effect of defining that 
> these effects bubble is that their bubbles property is set to true. Same 
> thing happens to bubbling events fired at an XMLHttpRequest object.

Indeed.

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