[whatwg] readystatechange for SCRIPT

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Fri Sep 9 14:46:51 PDT 2011

On Fri, 9 Sep 2011, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> On 9/9/11 3:40 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> > 
> > This is what I'm leaning towards at the moment. Are there any 
> > objections to removing the readyState support from<script> (reverting 
> > r6543) and moving onreadystatechange to HTMLDocument exclusively?
> HTMLDocument, or Document?

They're more or less the same, per spec. To the extent that they are not 
the same, we're still trying to work out what to do.

> If it's put on HTMLDocument exclusively, that would solve the 
> XMLDocument.prototype problem as well.  But the readyState property 
> seems to be on Document, not HTMLDocument....

HTMLDocument in the HTML spec defines HTMLDocument.readyState but says:

   Document implements HTMLDocument;

There's been a suggestion that I should just define it as a partial 
interface for Document instead and then define HTMLDocument === Document, 
but I haven't looked into that yet.

Since nobody seems to object, I'm going to revert r6543 and make 
onreadystatechange special.

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