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Re: [EventSource] Question on event type

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 8 May 2012 19:52:22 +0000 (UTC)
To: Bryan Sullivan <blsaws@gmail.com>
cc: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>, public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1205081952070.17060@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Thu, 8 Sep 2011, Bryan Sullivan wrote:
> OK, maybe I'm getting closer to understanding this. From your example, 
> when the "event" field is set, it's not a "message" event that is 
> dispatched but an event of type "event name", so in order to see those 
> events, I need to use the addEventListener interface for the eventsource 
> object (they will not be delivered via the onmessage handler).
> I modified my test to use that explanation and it does work. It would be 
> really great for the eventsource spec to have an example that explains 
> this.

There is one in the intro section now. Let me know if it's insufficient.

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