[whatwg] Fullscreen events dispatched to elements

Olli Pettay Olli.Pettay at helsinki.fi
Tue Jun 5 00:56:45 PDT 2012

On 06/05/2012 09:31 AM, Jer Noble wrote:
> On Jun 4, 2012, at 11:23 PM, Robert O'Callahan <robert at ocallahan.org> wrote:
>> If you implemented that proposal as-is then authors would usually need a listener on the document as well as the element, and as Chris pointed
>> out, it's simpler to just always listen on the document.
>> Is that true for the Webkit implementation or did you implement something slightly different?
> Sorry, you're right; we did implement something slightly different.  We always dispatch a message to the element, and additionally one the document
> if the element has been removed from the document.  So authors only have to add event listeners to one or the other.

That is rather unusual behavior. I don't recall any other cases when such additional event is dispatched if node is removed from document.


> -Jer

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