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Re: ISSUE-123 (feature strings): Rationale for feature strings [DOM3 Events]

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2011 11:29:49 +0200
To: "simonp@opera.com" <simonp@opera.com>, "Jacob Rossi" <Jacob.Rossi@microsoft.com>
Cc: "www-dom@w3.org" <www-dom@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.vz80nzs064w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Fri, 12 Aug 2011 08:24:49 +0200, Jacob Rossi  
<Jacob.Rossi@microsoft.com> wrote:
> We've decided to retain the specification's definition of extended  
> feature strings for event types. The existence of an interface named  
> "TextEvent" (on the global as you suggest) does not necessarily indicate  
> the same thing as an implementation which claims support for the DOM L3  
> Events TextEvents feature. It's important that content be able to  
> determine not only the event interfaces supported but also the defined  
> behavior associated with them.
> As such, no change has resulted in the specification from this raised  
> issue. Let us know if you have additional comments/concerns.

This is in violation of  
http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/domcore/raw-file/tip/Overview.html#dom-features so  
please fix the problem Simon raised.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 15 August 2011 09:30:21 UTC

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