W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-dom@w3.org > July to September 2009

Re: addEventListener naming

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Sat, 12 Sep 2009 14:42:27 -0700
Message-ID: <63df84f0909121442k47565b0o43745652de22140@mail.gmail.com>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Cc: "www-dom@w3.org" <www-dom@w3.org>
On Sat, Sep 12, 2009 at 2:37 PM, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:
>> 4. More methods for the developer community to learn. While learning
>> both isn't needed to write code, it is needed to read other peoples
>> code. Ability to read and understand other peoples code is a major
>> strength of the web platform.
>
> Agreed, but we already have a proliferation of new shorthand method names
> through script libs... might it not be better to have some standard shorter
> names that are better documented?

True. If lots of libraries are supplying short-hand names, then it's
an indication that there's a real problem that needs to be solved. Do
a lot of libraries add shorthands for addEventListener?

/ Jonas
Received on Saturday, 12 September 2009 21:43:28 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Friday, 22 June 2012 06:14:03 GMT