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Re: Mutation events replacement

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 07 Jul 2011 18:50:16 -0400
Message-ID: <4E163828.5040802@mit.edu>
To: public-webapps@w3.org
On 7/7/11 6:28 PM, Jonas Sicking wrote:
> In gecko you can for example use the nsIMutationObserver notification
> to implement this.

Maybe you can, and maybe not.  Those fire at "unsafe" times and are 
limited in what you can do from them.  Arbitrary debugging doesn't fit 
the bill.

But yes, in general debuggers can use internal APIs with higher trust in 
the callee as needed.  The question is whether they can work within the 
resulting constraints.....

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