[whatwg] hashchange only dispatched in history traversal

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue Sep 9 13:49:29 PDT 2008

On Tue, 9 Sep 2008, Garrett Smith wrote:
> >>
> >> HTML 5 expands "hashchange" to any element. Any element, such as div 
> >> or pre? How can you know if an element supports "hashchange" or not?
> I still wonder about this.
> > Yes, but the benefit of being able to do <body onhashchange=""> 
> > outweighs the logicalness of dispatching events to the Location 
> > object.
> I still wonder what the benefit is.

You feedback has been filed already and will be considered in due course:


Please be patient. There are literally thousands of e-mails that will need 
to be dealt with before yours.

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