[Bug 10898] New: Additional attributes should be wired up to window when on body


           Summary: Additional attributes should be wired up to window
                    when on body
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: All
               URL: http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/elements.html#global-attr
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P3
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: adrianba@microsoft.com
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,

The spec says: "Note: The attributes marked with an asterisk have a different
meaning when specified on body elements as those elements expose event handlers
of the Window object with the same names."

The following attributes are asterisked: onblur, onerror, onfocus, onload.

For improved interop with other browsers we would like the list to be defined
as follows:

* onmouseup, 
* onmousemove, 
* onmouseover 
* onmouseout
* onclick
* onkeyup
* onkeypress
* onkeydown
* on[before][de]activate
* oncontextmenu
* ondblclick
* focusin
* focusout
* onmouseenter
* onmouseleave
* onmousewheel
* on[before]copy

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Received on Thursday, 30 September 2010 20:28:31 UTC