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Re: [Proposal] Empowering the Widget to ask fro "mode change" in A&E

From: Arve Bersvendsen <arveb@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2009 13:25:26 +0200
To: marcosc@opera.com
Cc: ivan.demarino@orange-ftgroup.com, public-webapps@w3.org, mali.ext@orange-ftgroup.com, rafel.uddin@orange-ftgroup.com
Message-ID: <op.usv10od5byn2jm@galactica>
On Fri, 24 Apr 2009 13:21:15 +0200, Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com> wrote:

>> In that case, it is not a request, so widget.changeMode(<mode name>)  
>> would be more appropriate, where a user agent MAY choose to not honor  
>> the request.
> If it doesn't, it would throw an exception. Right?

I would much prefer that it didn't, were we to specify this, as it would be consistent with other APIs for managing windows and sizes:  window.open() never throws, neither does resizeTo|resizeBy|moveTo|moveBy

Arve Bersvendsen

Opera Software ASA, http://www.opera.com/
Received on Friday, 24 April 2009 11:26:08 UTC

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