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

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2005 14:58:06 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0507191457130.1857@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Tue, 19 Jul 2005, Maniac wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > That's a use case for a new feature in CSS, not in HTML. :-)
>
> It is solvable with events discussed. My point is that authors 
> traditionally use scripting to solve things that can't be solved with 
> other means. It's normal.

Granted. But the events assume a specific UI model which is not 
necessarily the UI model of the browser. In IE it's fine because in IE 
the people who invented the events know the UI model. But in the HTML5 
spec we can't assume the UI model.

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