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Re: DOM3 Events call today/tonight?

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sun, 26 Apr 2009 19:44:10 +0000 (UTC)
To: Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi>
Cc: WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0904261942560.10370@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 25 Feb 2009, Olli Pettay wrote:
> 'load' is a special event in many ways. 'load' events dispatched somewhere in
> document (for example for <img>) don't propagate to 'window'.

(for capture -- they don't bubble)

> And the 'load' event which is dispatched to 'window', has 'document' as 
> its target. This all is required for backwards compatibility.

The HTML5 spec now requires all of the above.

> This is related to http://www.w3.org/2008/webapps/track/issues/44

As far as I can tell, all the requirements are now in HTML5, so DOM Events 
can avoid talking about Window if it wants to avoid dependencies on HTML5.

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