[whatwg] Methods defined for one document called after that document is no longer the one being displayed

Simon Pieters simonp at opera.com
Sun Jan 4 23:03:30 PST 2009

On Wed, 24 Dec 2008 21:04:33 +0100, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com>  

> On Aug 5, 2008, at 2:12 AM, Ian Hickson wrote:
>> I would like some input from browser vendors.
> [...]

Response from one of our developers:

On Thu, 01 Jan 2009 14:54:18 +0100, <jl at opera.com> wrote:

> I agree with Maciej; it would be unfortunate to adopt the behaviour that  
> Ian suggests.  Sure, it would be easy to define, but it isn't  
> necessarily easy to implement at all in an optimized engine.
> The third option, which Maciej claims roughly describes Gecko's and  
> Webkit's implementation, sounds quite a lot like Opera's also.  It's in  
> no way trivial to implement either, but it sounds like it is at least  
> widely adopted.
> / Jens

Simon Pieters
Opera Software

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