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

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2009 01:02:39 +0200
To: João Eiras <joaoe@opera.com>, "Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>, "Travis Leithead" <Travis.Leithead@microsoft.com>
Cc: "Mike Wilson" <mikewse@hotmail.com>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
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On Tue, 28 Apr 2009 23:41:08 +0200, João Eiras <joaoe@opera.com> wrote:

> On Tue, 28 Apr 2009 21:57:10 +0200, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>  
> wrote:
>> 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
> Also, this would obviously conflict with client side user scripts which  
> I would not like to see :), because then a webpage would clear all the  
> local  script listeners, while it should really be the user to say how  
> the site should behave ultimatelly.

Charles McCathieNevile  Opera Software, Standards Group
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