[whatwg] Scroll events + bubbling?

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Jul 14 14:45:51 PDT 2008

On Mon, 14 Jul 2008, Brady Eidson wrote:
> From the current spec:
> "onscroll - Must be invoked whenever a scroll event is targeted at or bubbles
> through the element."
> Yet IE and Firefox don't, and WebKit is currently considering matching 
> them for compatibility...  it seems that folks agree scroll events 
> shouldn't bubble.

The spec never fires a "scroll" event, so there's nothing in the spec that 
says whether or not a "scroll" event bubbles.

Are you saying that browsers make onscroll="" event handlers not listen to 
events that have the name "scroll" and that bubble?

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