[whatwg] API design restrictions due to barewords in onxxx="" attributes
bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Thu Dec 1 11:58:40 PST 2011
On 12/1/11 2:12 PM, Aryeh Gregor wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 11:06 PM, Boris Zbarsky<bzbarsky at mit.edu> wrote:
>> It would break existing pages that use expandos on elements or documents via
>> barewords in on* attributes.
> Isn't that the point of "look at element's named properties (if it has
> any)" and "look at element's form's named properties (if it has a
> form)"? I assumed "named properties" meant "expando attributes".
No, "named properties" means things exposed via the NameGetter in WebIDL.
"expandos" means things that are just stuck on the object via JS.
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