[whatwg] Comments on <event-source> and addEventSource()
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Feb 27 19:01:55 PST 2007
On Tue, 27 Feb 2007, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> > The "onmessage" (previously "onevent") attribute is intended to
> > address this. Does it not?
> As I understand it 'message' is only dispatched when the Event field is
> not set to something else. However, I suppose if you want full control
> you can use the slightly more complicated DOM APIs.
> There's one problem with 'message' though. It conflicts with cross
> document messaging. Now it's possible that they both dispatch and
> implement a different interface but it might be confusing to authors.
Fixed. (Merged them.)
> The example that contains the following:
> Target: #image1
> should probably be clarified to see that an event does actually dispatch.
> Since Event defaults to 'message'.
Fixed the example.
> Editorial: in the "Message events" section the definition "message" is
> not marked up with <code>. And the "onmessage" event handler points
> doesn't point to it.
Is that still there? I couldn't find it.
Ian Hickson U+1047E )\._.,--....,'``. fL
http://ln.hixie.ch/ U+263A /, _.. \ _\ ;`._ ,.
Things that are impossible just take longer. `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'
More information about the whatwg