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Re: [whatwg] Proposing: "autoscroll" event

From: Ashley Sheridan <ash@ashleysheridan.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 14 May 2013 22:37:40 +0100
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Nils Dagsson Moskopp <nils@dieweltistgarnichtso.net>
Message-ID: <c6d65bf3-01d8-4014-af4e-05a5dc74f1c0@email.android.com>
Cc: WHATWG <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>, Kyle Simpson <getify@gmail.com>
I thought the point was that the JavaScript event would fire before the scroll, which would allow you to cancel the default action, no?

"Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:

>On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 2:31 PM, Nils Dagsson Moskopp
><nils@dieweltistgarnichtso.net> wrote:
>> Kyle Simpson <getify@gmail.com> schrieb am Tue, 14 May 2013 16:08:17
>> -0500:
>>> There have been times this automatic behavior has been quite
>annoying
>>> because of accidential ID/hash overlap.
>>
>> Please explain how a document subresource can be “accidentally”
>> referred to by a URL be “accidental”. I do not understand it.
>
>You're using a hash to store information that is used by JS.  You also
>use ids on your page.  These can collide unintentionally, causing a
>scroll on page load.
>
>~TJ

Thanks,
Ash
Received on Tuesday, 14 May 2013 21:38:07 UTC

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