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Re: [DOML3Events] ACTION-267 Proposal for event iterator

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Sun, 13 Apr 2008 09:57:47 -0500
Message-ID: <48021F6B.40408@mit.edu>
To: "Hallvord R. M. Steen" <hallvord@opera.com>
CC: Web API public <public-webapi@w3.org>

Hallvord R. M. Steen wrote:
> One use case that hasn't come up but may be better supported by other 
> means: debugging.

But for this use case you'd want to see all the event listeners, including all 
the UA-internal ones, etc, and that's not something we want to be exposing to 
web content.  If I were implementing this, I'd just create an API that wasn't 
exposed to web content that exposes this information to the debugger.  There are 
APIs along these lines for style data and so forth that Firebug uses, for what 
it's worth.

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