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Re: [DOM4] EventTarget as first class citizen

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 20:40:46 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+c2ei9gv+aZpL7KLS6Yr2LuCH_kh0ShVVL=w=Vcsn0Gpe+WpQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jake Verbaten <raynos2@gmail.com>
Cc: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, www-dom@w3.org
On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 7:21 PM, Jake Verbaten <raynos2@gmail.com> 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.

I don't see how they could be. Where would the functions store the
internal state such as the set of event listeners for example?

/ Jonas
Received on Wednesday, 29 February 2012 19:41:48 UTC

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