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Re: remedy for click event

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Sun, 20 Sep 2009 12:29:22 +0200
To: "Doug Schepers" <schepers@w3.org>, www-dom@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.u0jwq8cl64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Sun, 20 Sep 2009 11:04:43 +0200, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:
> Anne van Kesteren wrote (on 9/20/09 4:39 AM):
>> FWIW, I do find it somewhat confusing. I'm mostly familiar with this
>> term due to HTML4 and there the end result was that UAs had to implement
>> the deprecated features. This might not be the meaning HTML4 gave to it,
>> I wouldn't know, but that is what it effectively meant.
>
> I suspect that was more of a market decision by browsers than a matter  
> of specification conformance.

Regardless, due to the HTML4 Transitional profile that is how many authors  
perceive it too. I just checked HTML4 and it says this about deprecated:  
"User agents should continue to support deprecated elements for reasons of  
backward compatibility." That does not seem to match what you want.


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Anne van Kesteren
http://annevankesteren.nl/
Received on Sunday, 20 September 2009 10:30:01 GMT

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