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Re: [whatwg] Mutation Observer arguments format

From: Alex Russell <slightlyoff@google.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2013 12:49:46 -0700
Message-ID: <CANr5HFX6mtco5pNDk9vi1hXhRmg1dn-7WAA1MvQMa=pJHgqUEg@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Olli@pettay.fi" <olli@pettay.fi>
Cc: whatwg <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>, Adam Klein <adamk@google.com>, Rafael Weinstein <rafaelw@google.com>, Jonas Sicking <sicking@mozilla.com>
The old API is confusing. We can do better, so we should.


On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 6:22 AM, Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi>wrote:

> 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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