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[whatwg] [html5] onbeforeprint/onafterprint (was window.print() undefined)

From: Dean Edwards <dean@edwards.name>
Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2005 16:59:24 +0100
Message-ID: <42DE74DC.8070408@edwards.name>
Matthew Raymond wrote:
> Dean Edwards wrote:
> 
>>See several people's posts stating that because something may be abused 
>>it is not a good enough reason to disallow it.
> 
> 
>    I think there's good enough reason to disallow a feature when you
> have the following:
> 
> 1) The feature can be abused.
> 

All features can be abused.

> 2) It alters the standard behavior of the browser.
> 

No it doesn't.

> 3) It can be easily disabled with a modified open source browser or
> browser extension.
> 

So?

> 4) It's use cases are partially covered by CSS.
> 

ditto.

> 5) There are existing workarounds.
> 

ditto.

> 6) An alternative has been proposed that has less potential for abuse,
> is more powerful, and doesn't change basic browser functionality.
> 

What alternative?

-dean
Received on Wednesday, 20 July 2005 08:59:24 UTC

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