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Re: [whatwg] Mutation Observer arguments format

From: Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi>
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2013 15:22:08 +0200
Message-ID: <513F2C00.5040404@helsinki.fi>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>, Alex Russell <slightlyoff@google.com>
Cc: whatwg <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>, Adam Klein <adamk@google.com>, Rafael Weinstein <rafaelw@google.com>, Jonas Sicking <sicking@mozilla.com>
On 03/12/2013 12:34 PM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 12:41 AM, Alex Russell <slightlyoff@google.com> wrote:
>> Thoughts?
>
> My main thought is that it's a pita to change the API at this time now
> it's unprefixed everywhere and we've been encouraging developers to
> use it in favor of mutation events. If Adam/Rafael/Olli/Jonas are
> willing to update WebKit/Gecko though I guess I don't really care.
>
>

We could keep the old behavior and extend it to support types.
But since the change isn't backward compatible (scripts using types wouldn't work in
older browsers), I'd like to understand the need for the change.

-Olli
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