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event handler name motivation

From: Mark Volkmann <r.mark.volkmann@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 25 Jan 2015 19:56:00 -0500
Message-Id: <CD62BB17-3C3D-47B1-94B8-1A8F537896BF@gmail.com>
To: "www-dom@w3.org" <www-dom@w3.org>
Does anyone know/remember what the motivation was for using event handler function names like onreadystatechange (all lowercase) rather than onReadyStateChange? I can't think of the another API that does that. They seem harder to read when all lowercase. Of course there's no way to change it now.

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R. Mark Volkmann
Object Computing, Inc.
Received on Monday, 26 January 2015 00:56:27 UTC

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