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[Bug 24403] WebIDL callbacks should probably default to pushing a new entry settings object

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Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2014 15:29:46 +0000
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--- Comment #4 from Bobby Holley (:bholley) <bobbyholley@gmail.com> ---
(In reply to Boris Zbarsky from comment #3)
> > step 3 of 'prepare to run a callback'
> Nothing in event dispatch invokes that algorithm, as far as I can tell.  I
> realize the intent was to do so, but right now the spec just doesn't say to
> do it...

What about the part that says "In this step, invoke means to run the jump to a
code entry-point algorithm"?

> So if you do this:
>   var objFromFrame1 = {};
>   objFromFrame1.handlEvent = funcFromFrame2;
>   foo.addEventListener("evt", objFromFrame1);
> I'm pretty darned sure Gecko will treat frame1 as the entry settings object,
> not frame2.

Ok, but if you do:

foo.addEventListener("evt", funcFromFrame2)

I'm pretty sure Gecko will use frame2 as the entry settings object, even though
the implicit conversion to Function theoretically happens in the scope of

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