[whatwg] [html5] window.print() undefined
dean at edwards.name
Tue Jul 19 01:40:53 PDT 2005
Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Jul 2005, Dean Edwards wrote:
>>Ian Hickson wrote:
>>>On Mon, 18 Jul 2005, Dean Edwards wrote:
>>>>OK. Forget CSS for a moment (although this is still a consideration
>>>>for me). What if I want to suspend a timer while the page is being
>>>Printing is (supposedly) instantaneous. Why would you suspend a timer?
>>>(And why would the UA not suspend the timers itself?)
> If you do something during print preview, you're making big assumptions
> about the UI model. (e.g. that it is synchronous).
Fair enough. But in all the browsers I've tried when "Print Preview" is
selected the normal browser window disappears and is replaced with a new
window to show the preview. This is not instantaneous. The WHATWG takes
notice of real-world browsers does it not?
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