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Re: 'scroll' and 'resize' events

From: Jorge Chamorro <jorge@jorgechamorro.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2009 02:23:35 +0200
Cc: Peter-Paul Koch <pp.koch@gmail.com>, www-dom@w3.org
Message-Id: <7404EA79-7E7C-49D1-B151-4AEB0A6D976B@jorgechamorro.com>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
On 17/06/2009, at 20:28, Doug Schepers wrote:

> Hi, PPK-
> Peter-Paul Koch wrote (on 6/17/09 9:41 AM):
>> More in general, exactly where is the firing of common events such  
>> as click,
>> mousedown and keyup defined? I can't find them in the HTML5 spec  
>> (or did I
>> overlook them?), and the DOM3 Events spec is rather old and has  
>> little to do
>> with reality.
> We are updating that spec to align better with reality right now. :)
>> If they're currently undefined and you ask nicely, I might even  
>> create a
>> first overview of their firing in current browsers; an overview  
>> that could
>> lead to a proper specification. I've got most of the relevant data  
>> already
>> in my head.
> Pretty please, with sugar on top?  I'm working on it right now, but  
> suggestions, contributions, or corrections are most welcome.

A suggestion:

Add a section somewhere explaining the difference between synchronous  
and asynchronous handling (dispatching ?) of events.

And, specify clearly, for each event type, wether it's handled  
synchronously or asynchronously (i.e. qeued, I guess).

My $0.02 :-)

Received on Monday, 22 June 2009 08:58:52 UTC

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