Re: Deprecating DOMFocusIn/DOMFocusOut

On Thu, 23 Jul 2009 05:57:24 +0200, Doug Schepers <> wrote:
> Well, I've also introduced focusin/focusout, in addition to focus/blur,  
> and deprecated DOMFocusIn/DOMFocusout in favor of focusin/focusout,  
> since that's what authors have to use for IE.  That means there are  
> actually 3 different sets of focus properties in the spec at the present  
> moment, though only 2 sets are not deprecated.

I would object to this. focus and blur work fine in IE. There's no reason to have three sets of focus events. We only need one: focus and blur.

Anne van Kesteren

Received on Thursday, 23 July 2009 10:08:14 UTC