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Re: Adding `detail` to Event

From: David Håsäther <hasather@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2012 13:23:46 +0100
Message-ID: <CAMPaTMfbrejXT238k+KryiPnSpr4d7rfcgSs5m8JtOL16Ss1kg@mail.gmail.com>
To: www-dom@w3.org
On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 1:18 PM, Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi> wrote:

>>> UIEvent has already .detail, but not the same type as
>>> CustomEvent.detail, so we can't move .detail to Event, but perhaps
>>> we could add some other property. .additionalData? A bit long.
>> Yea, UIEvent has detail, so you could overwrite it then. This is not a
>> problem as far as I can see.
> It is a problem because the type of .detail in UIEvent is different than
> the type in .detail in Custom event.

Sure, but if you pass `detail` with the UIEvent you have explicitly
overwritten it. What I had in mind was to only use it for custom
events. But another name is also an option, `customData` or something.

David Håsäther
Received on Wednesday, 28 November 2012 12:24:37 UTC

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