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Re: Event for form element changes (onvaluechanged)

From: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
Date: Fri, 8 Apr 2011 15:47:48 -0400
Message-ID: <BANLkTinqoz2oEr7gu-Qt_FUOBuxvGgCJ3Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>
Cc: www-dom@w3.org
On Fri, Apr 8, 2011 at 3:05 PM, Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c@gmail.com>wrote:

> I don't think it's an optimization.  (We always had keypress, right?)
> It's for cases where you actually want to only do something when the
> input loses focus.

That's useful, too, but before oninput that was the *only* thing you could
do (reliably, short of polling with a timer)--so it always seemed like an
optimization, at least.  (keypress and keydown only tell you about
keystrokes, not all of the other things that can change an input.)

Glenn Maynard
Received on Friday, 8 April 2011 19:54:12 UTC

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