[whatwg] will all event types bubble? e.g. focus

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Thu Feb 14 10:26:56 PST 2008

On Wed, 13 Feb 2008, Peter Michaux wrote:
> Using delegate listeners in JavaScript is a technique that has grown
> quite popular. Not all event types bubble, however, so using pure
> delegate solutions is impossible.

Does capture not address your need?

> Will the DOM2 non-bubbling event types, like focus, bubble in the new 
> DOM standard?

Most events do bubble. Some still do not, like 'load', but this is careful 
considered on a case-by-case basis.

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