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[whatwg] Web Forms: change event

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2008 08:14:17 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0812020810120.17414@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 29 Oct 2008, Garrett Smith wrote:
> > 
> > I've used different wording in HTML5, let me know if it's confusing 
> > still (it probably is), and what it should say instead.
> Link or text?

I don't like giving links or text because if you can't find the text, then 
that is valuable information in itself as it shows I should reorganise the 
spec in some way.

> It would be useful to have x-browser way to get a select change event.

Isn't onchange="" that?

> It is generally desirable to have a select fire the event when the value 
> has changed, even if it still has focus.

So... Does the spec work as written?

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