[whatwg] Ambiguity re firing the popstate event
ian at hixie.ch
Wed Jun 30 17:23:59 PDT 2010
On Wed, 30 Jun 2010, Justin Lebar wrote:
> Section 184.108.40.206  says:
> > The popstate event is fired when navigating to a session history entry that represents a state object.
Note that this is not a normative statement (there's no "must" or
other RFC2119 term). It's just an informative description.
> In contrast, section 6.5.9  indicates in step 10 that a popstate
> event is fired if the history entry represents a state object or the
> first entry for a document.
Right, that's the actual requirement.
> I think we can resolve this in the spec by changing the line from
> 220.127.116.11 to:
> > The popstate event is fired when navigating to a session history
> > entry.
This text does need fixing (I've noted this e-mail and will fix it in due
course), but changing this text makes no difference to the requirments in
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