[whatwg] Web Forms 2.0 Implementation choices
ian at hixie.ch
Wed Jan 19 07:44:25 PST 2005
On Mon, 10 Jan 2005, [ISO-8859-1] Olav Junker Kjær wrote:
> Custom events cannot (as far as I know) be generated through pure
> implemented in IE, without HTC's. So I think it would require
> significant changes to the spec to allow a pure JS implementation.
> However, some features in the spec is impossible to implement even using
> - bubbeling events. HTC's support custom events, but they cannot bubble.
That's not a very big deal.
> - [[DefaultValue]] method on ValidityState cannot be implemented in IE
That might be. I'm still not really convinced we want this anyway.
> - implementation.hasFeature("WebForms", "2.0") cannot be supported
Not a very big deal IMHO, I don't think hasFeature really works anyway.
> - new css pseudo-classes cannot be supported fully
WF2 doesn't add new pseudo-classes, CSS3 UI does.
> - lots of limitations around the input type=file and the different encoding
Yeah. Not much we can do about that.
> Of course, since an implementation has to support DOM3 Core+Events to
> claim conformance to WF2, a fully conformant HTC-based implementation
> for IE is probably not realistic anyway :-)
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