[whatwg] [html5] onbeforeprint/onafterprint (was window.print() undefined)
dean at edwards.name
Wed Jul 20 08:59:24 PDT 2005
Matthew Raymond wrote:
> Dean Edwards wrote:
>>See several people's posts stating that because something may be abused
>>it is not a good enough reason to disallow it.
> I think there's good enough reason to disallow a feature when you
> have the following:
> 1) The feature can be abused.
All features can be abused.
> 2) It alters the standard behavior of the browser.
No it doesn't.
> 3) It can be easily disabled with a modified open source browser or
> browser extension.
> 4) It's use cases are partially covered by CSS.
> 5) There are existing workarounds.
> 6) An alternative has been proposed that has less potential for abuse,
> is more powerful, and doesn't change basic browser functionality.
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