[whatwg] should we add beforeload/afterload events to the web platform?

Darin Adler darin at apple.com
Tue Jan 10 10:54:56 PST 2012

On Jan 10, 2012, at 8:43 AM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:

> So in WebKit this event is only good for preventing _processing_ of the data in the page (e.g. preventing the script from executing when the target is a <script>) but not much use for preventing loads, even if some people seem to think that it is.

That’s a bug in the current implementation that we are working on fixing.

-- Darin

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