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Re: [DOM4] EventTarget as first class citizen

From: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 18:40:02 +0000
To: Jake Verbaten <raynos2@gmail.com>
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, www-dom@w3.org
Message-ID: <B96CD3910EB14493A86BE4A29D9D2D7D@marcosc.com>


On Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at 6:21 PM, Jake Verbaten wrote:

> > For 1, I don't know what that would look like, but something like ECMAScript's Object.create() would be a nice pattern:
> > 
> > var et = EventTarget.create(someObject);
> 
> We don't actually need that, we just need to glare at browser vendors until they implement the IDL. Once that is done then 
> 
> `var et = Object.create(EventTarget.prototype)` 
> 
> Should "just work" assuming the methods on EventTarget.prototype are generic and flexible enough to work on any object. 
Yes, that would be perfect. 

I guess I'm requesting explicitly to ensure that DOM4 defines "the methods on EventTarget.prototype are generic and flexible enough to work on any object". 
Received on Wednesday, 29 February 2012 18:40:33 GMT

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