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Re: [dom3events] event overview - scroll

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Sat, 28 Aug 2010 19:55:36 +0200
To: "Doug Schepers" <schepers@w3.org>
Cc: www-dom@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.vh5teutz64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Sat, 28 Aug 2010 19:48:22 +0200, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:
> Anne van Kesteren wrote (on 8/13/10 10:14 AM):
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/DOM-Level-3-Events/#event-type-scroll -- in my
>> limited testing for specifying this event as part of CSSOM View I found
>> that it simply uses the Event interface (not UIEvent)
> It is a UI Event, so we believed it would be better placed there; the  
> implementation difference it trivial, and we didn't think moving it  
> would negatively affect legacy content.  If you have evidence otherwise,  
> and the group agrees that's better, I could move it back to the basic  
> Event interface.

What is the advantage? As .detail means nothing and .view is useless. Just  
seems like additional complexity for no reason.

>> and does bubble
>> when dispatched on the Document object (to Window, and bubbles is true).
> Simon Pieters indicated that it does not bubble [1], and testing seemed  
> to bear that out.
> Is this a special case for the scroll event on the Document object?  
> Could you share your tests with us?
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-dom/2009JulSep/0025.html

It works differently for the Document object, yes. (I don't have anything  
I can share in test form at this point.)

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Saturday, 28 August 2010 17:56:11 UTC

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