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[whatwg] <output> and onforminput

From: Dean Edwards <dean@edwards.name>
Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2004 01:53:22 +0100
Message-ID: <40D63182.1080906@edwards.name>

Jim Ley wrote:
> On Sun, 20 Jun 2004 17:17:23 +0000 (UTC), Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> 
>>>First of all, why isn't it "this.value = a.vlaue * b.value"?
>>
>>The "this" is implied; see
>>
>>  http://whatwg.org/specs/web-forms/current-work/#scopeResolution
> 
> 
> Which is a slightly spurious piece of spec, since the scope resolution
> has not been standardised before despite what the text implies, and
> this is not backwards compatible with legacy browsers, despite what
> the whole point of the WHATWG spec is supposed to be.
> 
> Jim.
> 
"onforminput" won't be triggered by legacy browsers. however, it is 
probably bad practice to include these kinds of examples in the spec.
-dean
Received on Sunday, 20 June 2004 17:53:22 UTC

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