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[whatwg] Scripting Tweaks

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Sat, 19 May 2007 13:56:12 -0700
Message-ID: <874D60E6-65C3-4254-8974-D146E821FA23@apple.com>

On May 18, 2007, at 9:56 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:

> I did quite a lot of research before defining it. There's content
> depending on it. Two browsers support it, and workarounds are hacked  
> into
> libraries to fake it for the two other browsers, including one that
> supports <script defer>. (The workaround is a <script defer>, but  
> based on
> how people are using it it's not exactly what people are looking for.)
> I agree it doesn't have strong use cases; XBL handles things like  
> widgets
> better. But it's cheap, simple, interoperably implemented, and used.  
> Seems
> like a no-brainer to me.

May I suggest reproposing it for DOM 3 Events, then, since your former  
objection to it is withdrawn?

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