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Re: ISSUE-178: Implementations and DOM Core allow empty string and null event types

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2011 00:54:19 +0200
To: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: "www-dom@w3.org" <www-dom@w3.org>, "Jacob Rossi" <Jacob.Rossi@microsoft.com>
Message-ID: <l9e63716ilbhnur172lfog51h8gd9ieg63@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>On Fri, 29 Jul 2011 15:04:20 -0700, Jacob Rossi  
><Jacob.Rossi@microsoft.com> wrote:
>> After discussion in the 5/5/2011 teleconference, we accepted this issue.  
>> The spec has been updated to allow whitespace and null event types.
>In DOM Core it can never be null. I do not think it can be in  
>implementations either so this seems wrong.

The issue you raised was "Gecko and IE support both empty string and
null as event types. Webkit supports null as an event types. DOM Core
allows this, D3E disallows this. D3E should remove this restriction."
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