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[Bug 16357] New: Avoid proliferating init*Event methods in preparation for Event constructors

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Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2012 23:50:56 +0000
To: www-dom@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-16357-4009@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>

           Summary: Avoid proliferating init*Event methods in preparation
                    for Event constructors
           Product: WebAppsWG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
               URL: http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-dom/2011JulSep
        OS/Version: Windows NT
            Status: NEW
          Keywords: LC
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: DOM3 Events
        AssignedTo: travil@microsoft.com
        ReportedBy: travil@microsoft.com
         QAContact: public-webapps-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, annevk@opera.com, www-dom@w3.org,
                    dominicc@chromium.org, haraken@chromium.org

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On Tue, 27 Sep 2011 15:56:43 +0200, Kentaro Hara <haraken@chromium.org>  
> We have been working on implementing constructors for Events:
> https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=67824
> However, some Events do not yet have the specs for their constructors. We
> would be happy if you could take a look at our spec proposals for the
> following DOM Level 3 Events:
> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14050
> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14051
> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14052
> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14053
> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14054
> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14055

It would also be great if for the interfaces that are newly introduced we  
do not introduce a init*Event method. CompositionEvent, TextEvent,  
WheelEvent, can probably have it removed. UIEvent, MouseEvent, and  
KeyboardEvent should probably carry a note about their init*Event methods  
being strongly discouraged, as we cannot really remove those I think.

Anne van Kesteren

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