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[whatwg] element.onFocus instead of window.onhashcange ?

From: Dean Edwards <dean.edwards@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2009 00:38:48 +0000
Message-ID: <4B049398.70207@gmail.com>
On 17/11/2009 15:50, Bjartur Thorlacius wrote:
> As the discussion had turned into bunch (good) advice giving, I
> decided to repost this if anyone actually has opinion on this matter
> and/or could tell me why the spec recommends firing hashchange on the
> document instead of a specific element when a user navigates to a URI
> with a hash component.
>

A lot of Ajax apps will manipulate the value of location.hash to 
represent the *state of the application*. In this case there is no 
corresponding element to trap the onfocus event.

-dean
Received on Wednesday, 18 November 2009 16:38:48 UTC

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