[whatwg] This step must be skipped if the form has no onreceived attribute

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Wed Jun 16 11:44:29 PDT 2004

On Wed, 16 Jun 2004, Jim Ley wrote:
> Why is the clear sign of having a listener for the event not sufficient?
> What is the basic difference.

It can be *significantly* more complicated to tell if the element has
event listeners than to tell if it has an attribute, unfortunately.

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