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

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2009 12:57:10 -0700
Message-ID: <63df84f0904281257j2a6409f4k58ebe86eb870a2f1@mail.gmail.com>
To: Travis Leithead <Travis.Leithead@microsoft.com>
Cc: Mike Wilson <mikewse@hotmail.com>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 12:50 PM, Travis Leithead
<Travis.Leithead@microsoft.com> wrote:
> I think this was dropped because it would allow general web apps to inspect (and remove?) event handlers that were registered by code running in extensions or by the browser itself.
> In general, this is a great idea for debugging or extensions, but not so great in web app deployment scenarios.
> Folks can feel free to correct me if I'm way off base.

That is the initial problem that we in firefox would have with this.

The other problem is a lack of use cases. All the ones I have heard so
far has been to implement various aspects of accessibility technology.
However this can be done using internal interfaces in the UA. No need
to expose anything to web pages.

/ Jonas
Received on Tuesday, 28 April 2009 19:58:04 UTC

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