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Re: [DOMCore] extensions to Event

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2011 17:20:35 -0700
To: "www-dom@w3.org" <www-dom@w3.org>, "Jacob Rossi" <Jacob.Rossi@microsoft.com>
Message-ID: <op.vzeoklxf64w2qv@42-2-187-074.static.netvigator.com>
On Fri, 29 Jul 2011 14:49:17 -0700, Jacob Rossi  
<Jacob.Rossi@microsoft.com> wrote:
> Eventually, we'd like to remove these once sites no longer use them. I  
> haven't looked recently at usage data for these. Many of these were  
> aspects from IE's legacy event model. I suspect Gecko/Webkit added them  
> in order to improve compatibility.

Actually, those in Gecko are from XBL and the constants originate from  
Netscape I believe. Opera/WebKit have some extensions from IE.

> No. They're proprietary extensions that are either not useful or  
> duplicate functionality in the standards model.

Agreed, but if they are not removed we have to add them.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Saturday, 30 July 2011 00:21:17 UTC

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