Re: addEventListener naming

On Sat, Sep 12, 2009 at 2:37 PM, Doug Schepers <> wrote:
>> 4. More methods for the developer community to learn. While learning
>> both isn't needed to write code, it is needed to read other peoples
>> code. Ability to read and understand other peoples code is a major
>> strength of the web platform.
> Agreed, but we already have a proliferation of new shorthand method names
> through script libs... might it not be better to have some standard shorter
> names that are better documented?

True. If lots of libraries are supplying short-hand names, then it's
an indication that there's a real problem that needs to be solved. Do
a lot of libraries add shorthands for addEventListener?

/ Jonas

Received on Saturday, 12 September 2009 21:43:28 UTC