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Re: ISSUE-125 (DOM Views): Consider dropping DOM Views reference for HTML5 defaultView [DOM3 Events]

From: Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi>
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2010 22:28:31 +0300
Message-ID: <4C911E5F.2060703@helsinki.fi>
To: www-dom@w3.org
On 09/15/2010 08:54 PM, Web Applications Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>
> ISSUE-125 (DOM Views): Consider dropping DOM Views reference for HTML5 defaultView [DOM3 Events]
>
> http://www.w3.org/2008/webapps/track/issues/125
>
> Raised by: Doug Schepers
> On product: DOM3 Events
>
> Simon Pieters<http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-dom/2010JulSep/0125.html>:
> [[
> {
> The defaultView is an object which implements the AbstractView interface
> of the Document's DocumentView interface, which serves as a reference to
> the containing frame or window.
> }
>
> I think the idea is to drop support for DOM Views. HTML5 has added
> defaultView on the Window interface.
>   http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=4947&to=4948
> ]]
>
>
>
>

The reason to use DocumentView in D3E is that that way we don't need to 
refer to HTML5. And DOM Views is rather trivial, so I'm not sure why we
should drop it.


-Olli
Received on Wednesday, 15 September 2010 19:29:04 GMT

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