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Re: Deprecating DOMFocusIn/DOMFocusOut

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 12:07:26 +0200
To: "Doug Schepers" <schepers@w3.org>, www-dom@w3.org
Cc: wai-xtech@w3.org, public-forms@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.uximeobs64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Thu, 23 Jul 2009 05:57:24 +0200, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> 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 10:08:12 UTC

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