[whatwg] <output> and onforminput

Dean Edwards dean at edwards.name
Sun Jun 20 17:53:22 PDT 2004

Jim Ley wrote:
> On Sun, 20 Jun 2004 17:17:23 +0000 (UTC), Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
>>>First of all, why isn't it "this.value = a.vlaue * b.value"?
>>The "this" is implied; see
>>  http://whatwg.org/specs/web-forms/current-work/#scopeResolution
> Which is a slightly spurious piece of spec, since the scope resolution
> has not been standardised before despite what the text implies, and
> this is not backwards compatible with legacy browsers, despite what
> the whole point of the WHATWG spec is supposed to be.
> Jim.
"onforminput" won't be triggered by legacy browsers. however, it is 
probably bad practice to include these kinds of examples in the spec.

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