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Re: remedy for click event

From: Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi>
Date: Sun, 20 Sep 2009 23:42:58 +0300
Message-ID: <4AB693D2.60802@helsinki.fi>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: Olli@pettay.fi, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, www-dom@w3.org
On 9/20/09 11:34 PM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Sun, 20 Sep 2009 22:05:26 +0200, Olli Pettay
> <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi> wrote:
>> On 9/20/09 1:29 PM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>>> 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.
>>
>> The keyword here is "continue".
>> If UA already implements some feature, it should continue to support it.
>> But UA doesn't need to *add* support for a deprecated feature.
>> That is at least how I read the word "deprecated" in DOM 3 Events.
>
> I see. Then I'd disagree with it since if we agree that e.g. DOMFocusIn
> and DOMFocusOut do not need to be implemented (or need to be
> "deprecated") I'd like for Opera to remove support for them (less focus
> code to worry about is always a plus) and not violate the specification.
>
>

note the work *should* ;)
"If UA already implements some feature, it should continue to support it."

-Olli
Received on Sunday, 20 September 2009 20:43:44 GMT

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