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Re: ISSUE-131 (defaultView load ): Define load event to fire on defaultView [DOM3 Events]

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 08 Oct 2010 09:31:37 +0200
To: "Doug Schepers" <schepers@w3.org>, "Hallvord R. M. Steen" <hallvord@opera.com>
Cc: www-dom@w3.org, "Simon Pieters" <simonp@opera.com>
Message-ID: <op.vj8xuznp64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Fri, 08 Oct 2010 07:22:28 +0200, Hallvord R. M. Steen  
<hallvord@opera.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 07 Oct 2010 03:29:49 +0900, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>  
> wrote:
>> Note: for legacy reasons, the load event does not propagate to the
>> defaultView in HTML implementations.
> My suggestion would be something like
> Note: for legacy reasons, load events dispatched when resources inside  
> the document are loaded do not propagate to the defaultView in HTML  
> implementations. The load event for the document itself is dispatched on  
> the defaultView as described in [HTML5].

Isn't that wrong? Because all events are dispatched on defaultView as per  
HTML5. Nothing propagates automatically. It is just that HTML5 defines an  
exception for the load event here. I still DOM Level 3 Events should say  
nothing about this at all and leave Window to where Window is defined.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Friday, 8 October 2010 08:40:39 UTC

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