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Re: Spec update: deviceorientation event should fire when listener is first registered

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2011 13:41:38 +0200
To: "Andrei Popescu" <andreip@google.com>
Cc: "Doug Turner" <doug.turner@gmail.com>, "Steve Block" <steveblock@google.com>, public-geolocation <public-geolocation@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.vyh73on064w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Tue, 12 Jul 2011 13:37:11 +0200, Andrei Popescu <andreip@google.com>  
wrote:
> Right. Here's the specification on when to fire the event:
>
> "The event should fire whenever a significant change in orientation
> occurs (...) In addition, when a new listener registers for the event,
> implementations should fire the event as soon as sufficiently fresh
> data is available."
>
> Is there anything not clear / confusing in this statement? If you were
> to implement, would you know what to do?

I think firing when a new listener registers for the event is wrong. Tying  
that together goes against the event model. addEventListener() has no such  
side effects.


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