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Re: storage event

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 00:06:22 +0100
To: "Cameron McCormack" <cam@mcc.id.au>, "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uq0fswp864w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>
On Thu, 19 Mar 2009 00:00:03 +0100, Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au>  
> Jonas Sicking:
>> I don't see any value in claiming that something is cancellable, which
>> canceling has no effect. I'd even say that goes against the spirit of
>> the DOM-Events spec.
> Agreed.  Anne, what is the consistency that would be gained from the
> event being cancelable?

Hixie said most events are cancelable. I didn't care enough to check since  
I just wanted to know what the effect of cancelling would be. Looking  
through HTML5 for "cancelable" there are indeed quite a few events that do  
not bubble, but are cancelable. I haven't seen many so far for which that  
makes sense. I have not checked whether there might be legacy reasons for  
some of them.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 18 March 2009 23:07:24 UTC

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