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Re: should mutation observers be able to observe work done by the html parser

From: Rafael Weinstein <rafaelw@google.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2013 08:53:00 -0700
Message-ID: <CABMdHiQTJ5FLUeWgd41h53adK7LsDjWvhLdzEWWy1avxcm640w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brian Kardell <bkardell@gmail.com>
Cc: Webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Yup. Not sure where this is in W3C DOM, but 12.2.5.1 Creating and inserting
nodes (http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/)

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DOM mutation events must not fire for changes caused by the UA parsing the
document. This includes the parsing of any content inserted using
document.write() and document.writeln() calls. [DOMEVENTS]

However, mutation observers do fire, as required by the DOM specification.

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On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 8:13 AM, Brian Kardell <bkardell@gmail.com> wrote:

> was therw ever agreement on this old topic?
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2012JulSep/0618.htmlwhether by de facto implementation or spec agreements?  I am not seeing
> anything in the draft but maybe i am missing it...
>
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