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[whatwg] readystatechange for SCRIPT

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 09 Sep 2011 14:10:48 -0400
Message-ID: <4E6A56A8.6070909@mit.edu>
On 9/9/11 5:46 AM, Hallvord R. M. Steen wrote:
> All in all, this problem has bitten us many times on major sites, wasted
> many hours of QA time on complex analysis, required site patches for
> Hotmail and tripadvisor.com, and is still a potential compat problem
> with Facebook code. I expect to keep running into issues caused by this
> until we remove script.onreadystatechange support.

The other obvious option is to only have onreadystatechange properties 
on documents and media elements.

Ian, maybe the on* props for events that don't bubble should not be in 
the "appears on all elements" list in general?  The ones that do bubble 
make more sense there.

Received on Friday, 9 September 2011 11:10:48 UTC

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