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[whatwg] [html5] window.print() undefined

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2005 02:07:59 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0507190117420.26346@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Tue, 19 Jul 2005, Dean Edwards wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > On Mon, 18 Jul 2005, Dean Edwards wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > > OK. Forget CSS for a moment (although this is still a consideration 
> > > for me). What if I want to suspend a timer while the page is being 
> > > printed?
> > 
> > 
> > Printing is (supposedly) instantaneous. Why would you suspend a timer? 
> > (And why would the UA not suspend the timers itself?)
> 
> Print Preview.

If you do something during print preview, you're making big assumptions 
about the UI model. (e.g. that it is synchronous).

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