Re: Bubbling/Capturing for XHR + other non-DOM objects

On Wed, 23 Jun 2010 01:53:51 +0200, Travis Leithead <>  
> This topic came up internally on the IE team, and we thought it would be  
> noteworthy to put this question before the working groups in hopes of  
> getting a spec clarification made.
> The question is: for XHR and other non-DOM related objects that support  
> the EventTarget interface, meaning objects that will be surfaced off of  
> "window" but aren't really a part of the markup tree, how should event  
> propagation be handled?

Events only propagate within a DOM tree. In addition there are some  
special cases for the global object noted in the HTML5 specification.  
Other than that there is no propagation.

Anne van Kesteren

Received on Friday, 25 June 2010 09:10:06 UTC