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Re: [widgets] remove update related methods form A&E

From: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Apr 2009 15:49:29 +0100
Cc: "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <69B299A2-EBB4-4732-BD18-6FB0D287B4AF@berjon.com>
To: marcosc@opera.com
On Apr 6, 2009, at 15:36 , Marcos Caceres wrote:
> I would like to propose we get remove the following methods from the  
> A&E spec:
> 7.17 The onbeforeupdate Callback
> 7.18 The onafterupdate Callback
> For onbeforeupdate, there is no guarantee that the widget will be
> running when an update is takes place.
> For onafterupdate, late binding of this may make this method
> impractical or just unusable. I.e., when would this method be called?
> When the widget restarts, but after document.onload or before
> document.onload? etc.

Agreed, in many ways they are like install/uninstall, they don't need  
to be exposed (and any use case I can think of can be done without  

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Received on Monday, 6 April 2009 14:50:08 UTC

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