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Re: DOM Mutation Events Replacement: When to deliver mutations

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2011 17:21:37 +0200
To: "Webapps WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>, "Rafael Weinstein" <rafaelw@google.com>
Message-ID: <op.v0bbmbt864w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Mon, 15 Aug 2011 14:23:10 +0200, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>  
> Since there seems to be consensus to not do either "Immediately" or "New  
> task" should I remove those from  
> http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/Modifications now? It is fine with me if  
> someone else does it too.

I instead added a new section upfront that attempts to summarize the  
debate thus far:


What we are missing is input from library authors (though I suppose we are  
getting some here from Google, that is not entirely clear to me). Is there  
a pain with mutation events for them or is that restricted to UA  

The end of task approach has a problem with showModalDialog(). Is this  
going to be a problem with <dialog modal> as well? Any other constructs?  
showModalDialog() may be bad practice, but <dialog modal> is not.

In addition to that I think it would be great if Rafael could expand on  
point 6 and 7 made in  
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2011JulSep/0779.html so  
that we can hash that out as well against what Olli has proposed thus far.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 16 August 2011 15:22:07 UTC

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