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[whatwg] should we add beforeload/afterload events to the web platform?

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 03 Feb 2012 15:58:49 -0500
Message-ID: <4F2C4A89.8030301@mit.edu>
On 2/3/12 3:38 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
>> I also believe that we have proposed this for standardization in the
>> past, though it seems to have fallen through the cracks a bit...
>
> I couldn't find any mention of it in the WHATWG archives or Bugzilla,
> though I did find an e-mail from sicking saying he'd proposed it to the
> WHATWG list. :-(

http://lists.whatwg.org/htdig.cgi/whatwg-whatwg.org/2010-August/027975.html 
and then there were some followup mails with broken threading 
bikeshedding the names looks like.

> As noted in the previous e-mail, it's not clear that the content-blocker
> use cases are valid. The use case that is compelling for beforescriptexecute
> is regarding sites who are trying to address mixed content vulnerabilities
> progressively and need to closer control over external script execution.

That's the use case I was talking about, but they'd want at least 
control over stylesheets too, I'd think.

-Boris
Received on Friday, 3 February 2012 12:58:49 UTC

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