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Re: why not MediaQueryList.onchange

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 09 Jun 2014 10:13:51 +0200
To: www-style@w3.org, "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Message-ID: <op.xg6g5drtidj3kv@simons-mbp>
On Fri, 06 Jun 2014 16:59:50 +0200, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:

> On 6/6/14, 5:20 AM, Simon Pieters wrote:
>> I looked into changing this in the spec and noticed that this would
>> change the argument of the callback from the MediaQueryList object to
>> the event, which is potentially a Web compat problem.
>
> One way to deal with that, perhaps, is to say that addListener behaves  
> similar to event handlers: the thing passed in is not what's added as  
> the event listener, and the actual event listener invokes the thing  
> passed in in whatever way it's expected.  Duplicate handling would need  
> to be defined carefully.
>
> This is a bit more of a pain to specify and implement, of course.

Doing that doesn't seem like a big win over what the spec had previously.

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Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Monday, 9 June 2014 08:13:56 UTC

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